France. Armele. Escadrille Lafayette
A squadron in the French Air Service during World War I composed of volunteer American pilots.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The series contains primary and secondary resources on the Rockwell brothers, Paul Ayres and Kiffin Yates, and World War I aviation history utilized by author and historian Dale L. Walker in his research. Walker has written, among others, Only the Clouds Remain: Ted Parsons of the Lafayette Escadrille, Amsterdam, NY: Alandale Press, 1980.
Dates: 1914 - 1985
Scope and Contents The Paul Ayres Rockwell Papers consists primarily of Rockwell's personal archive and research collection on the history of the French and American volunteer air combat corps, the "Lafayette Escadrille," and the American volunteers of the French Foreign Legion during the First World War. Highlights of this collection include the war period letters to Paul Rockwell from various pilots and related officials of the Lafayette Escadrille, members of the French Foreign Legion and the letters of his...
Dates: Inclusive 1914-1985; Majority of material found in Bulk 1915-1919, 1960-1980