The Vivid Air The Lafayette Escadrille

By: Flammer, Philip M.

Price: $85.00

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Book Condition: Near Fine


Very clean silver boards with black "gunshot" dot decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean blue-black endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 249 pgs. Illustrated with historical photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Story of the American volunteer unit which fought with the French during World War I. A unique and elite squadron, the stirring initiative of the Americans in volunteering to fight and fly for France long before their own country entered the war ignited the admiration of the world. Here is a clear, fully documented study based on extensive research, including many interviews with survivors of the Lafayette Escadrille and others closely associated with it.

Title: The Vivid Air The Lafayette Escadrille

Author Name: Flammer, Philip M.

Categories: History, Aviation, World War I,

Edition: First

Publisher: Athens, GA, University of Georgia Press: 1981

ISBN Number: 0-8203-0537-5

ISBN Number 13: 9780820305370

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: near fine Jacket

Seller ID: 17466

Keywords: World War I Lafayette Escadrille aviation history Philip Flammer,