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Catalog Number 2015.116.0
Object Name Plaque
Accession number 2015.116
Description Bronze plaque, French language, for the official deployment of the Escadrille N. 124 (Lafayette Escadrille) with the French Army on April 20, 1916; the plaque is a copy of the one placed on the monument at Luxeuil Les Bains, France in July 1967; Charles Dolan, one of the original American volunteers in the Lafayette Escadrille was present at the ceremony in 1967; donor states that this plaque was from a building at Wichita University (now Wichita State University) that was torn down. The date of its placement there has not been determined yet.
Subjects World War 1
Search Terms Lafayette Escadrille