The Swallow. A novel based upon the actual experiences of one of the survivors of the famous Lafayette Escadrille. By Ruth Dunbar.

Published by Boni and Liveright,, New York:, 1919
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Title: The Swallow. A novel based upon the actual ...

Publisher: Boni and Liveright,, New York:

Publication Date: 1919

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First Edition..


octavo, (252)pp. Balsley, from San Antonio, Texas, enlisted in the Foreign Legion for immediate transfer to aviation in September, 1915, and graduated the following January. After spending six weeks in the Paris Air Guard, he joined N. 124 in the latter part of May, 1916. He was seriously wounded on June 18 and spent 1 1/2 years recovering. He was the first serious casualty to be suffered by N. 124. Recovering enough to travel he was sent to Washington where he served in the U. S. Army Air Service. Edges of text block foxed, jacket soiled and with edge wear. Name on front endpaper. yellow cloth in printed dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 15808

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