Lafayette Escadrille

Lafayette Escadrille
a contingent of American aviators who in 1916 served as volunteers (Escadrille Américaine) in the French air force and in 1918 became the 103rd Pursuit Squadron of the U.S. Army.
[ < F Escadrille Lafayette lit., Lafayette wing, officially Escadrille No. 124 of the French Army's Service aéronautique]

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