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1 Carver, Leland M. , Lindstrom, Gustaf A. and, Foster, A. T. The Ninetieth Aero Squadron, American Expeditionary Forces. A History of its Activities During the World War, from its Formation to its Return to the United States.
Nashville, Battery Press 1990 0898391466 / 9780898391466 Reprint Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
92 pages, plates, cloth, very good. Fourth in the Great War Series. From Wikipedia: The 90th Fighter Squadron was initially activated on 20 August 1917, as the 90th Aero Squadron. Its first location was at Kelly Field, San Antonio, Texas. The first few months of its existence were consumed by the necessary training to prepare the men for operations in France during World War I. On 12 November 1917, the men of the 90th arrived at Le Havre, France. The initial cadre of officers and enlisted men began preparing the infrastructure necessary to support their flying mission. The air contingent arrived soon after this first group. [1]The squadron's first aircraft were the Sopwith 1 Strutter ground attack aircraft. [2][3] The squadron upgraded to Salmson 2-A2s, SPAD Xis, and Breguet BR-14 observation aircraft. Pilots flew from Colombey-les-Belles and scored seven confirmed aerial victories (against aircraft) and participated in the final allied offensives. The 90th earned a positive reputation for its ground attack missions during its continuous participation in the air offensive over Saint-Mihiel. Its first commander, First Lieutenant William G. Schauffler, designed the 90th's Pair o' Dice emblem displaying natural sevens during this campaign. 
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