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The Resource Lafayette escadrille : a photo history of the first American fighter squadron, Steven A. Ruffin

Lafayette escadrille : a photo history of the first American fighter squadron, Steven A. Ruffin

Label
Lafayette escadrille : a photo history of the first American fighter squadron
Title
Lafayette escadrille
Title remainder
a photo history of the first American fighter squadron
Statement of responsibility
Steven A. Ruffin
Title variation
  • Photo history of the first American fighter squadron
  • History of the first American fighter squadron
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Lafayette Escadrille was an all-volunteer squadron of Americans who flew for France during World War I. One hundred years later, it is still arguably the best-known fighter squadron ever to take to the skies. In this work the entire history of these gallant volunteers--who named themselves after the Marquis de Lafayette, who came to America's aid during its Revolution--is laid out in both text and pictorial form. Appearing in time for the centennial celebration, this work not only tells the fascinating story of the Lafayette Escadrille, it shows it
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ruffin, Steven A
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
LC call number
D603
LC item number
.R84 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • France
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Fighter pilots
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • France
Target audience
adult
Label
Lafayette escadrille : a photo history of the first American fighter squadron, Steven A. Ruffin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-185) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • 29
  • 4
  • Into the Grinder
  • 41
  • 5
  • Season of Discontent
  • 55
  • 6
  • Battle Continues
  • 65
  • 1
  • 7
  • Best and the Bravest
  • 75
  • 8
  • Misery in the Somme
  • 85
  • 9
  • Mac Goes West
  • 97
  • 10
  • An All-American Idea Takes Shape
  • Heartbreak of Ham
  • 109
  • 11
  • Chaudun and Beyond
  • 121
  • 12
  • Hard Times at Senard
  • 135
  • 13
  • From Falcons of France to American Eagles
  • 1
  • 149
  • 14
  • Aftermath
  • 161
  • 2
  • Escadrille Américaine Is Born
  • 13
  • 3
  • First Blood
Control code
ocn927363684
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xx, 194 pages
Isbn
9781612003504
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
940.44944 R838 ; GE-G ; GE1701CASE pav, AWP.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, facsimiles
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 927363684
  • (OCoLC)927363684
Label
Lafayette escadrille : a photo history of the first American fighter squadron, Steven A. Ruffin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-185) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • 29
  • 4
  • Into the Grinder
  • 41
  • 5
  • Season of Discontent
  • 55
  • 6
  • Battle Continues
  • 65
  • 1
  • 7
  • Best and the Bravest
  • 75
  • 8
  • Misery in the Somme
  • 85
  • 9
  • Mac Goes West
  • 97
  • 10
  • An All-American Idea Takes Shape
  • Heartbreak of Ham
  • 109
  • 11
  • Chaudun and Beyond
  • 121
  • 12
  • Hard Times at Senard
  • 135
  • 13
  • From Falcons of France to American Eagles
  • 1
  • 149
  • 14
  • Aftermath
  • 161
  • 2
  • Escadrille Américaine Is Born
  • 13
  • 3
  • First Blood
Control code
ocn927363684
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xx, 194 pages
Isbn
9781612003504
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
940.44944 R838 ; GE-G ; GE1701CASE pav, AWP.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, facsimiles
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 927363684
  • (OCoLC)927363684

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