United States Army Air Service (USAAS) 94th Fighter Squadron in Toul, France during World War I. Captain J. A. Meissner climbs out of the cockpit of Eddie Rickenbacker's SPAD S. XIII fighter aircraft and walks away. "Hat in Ring" insignia on side of the aircraft. Three ground crewmen work on a SPAD XIII. 1st Lieutenant Allan Rankin who is an Engineering Officer reads a notice. They pound each other on the back and jump around. Commanding Officer 1st Pursuit Squadron Major Hartney and Operations Officer 94th Aero Squadron Lieutenant Cunningham stand in front of a Fokker V-8 shot down by Lieutenant Rickenbacker. In Toul, France on 18th April, 1918: A group of officers of 94th Aero Squadron including Major J. W. F. M. Huffer, Major Raoul Lufbery, Captain J. N. Hall, Captain Kenneth Marr, Captain D. McK. Peterson, Lieutenant J. B. H. Smith, Lieutenant C. A. Rankin, Lieutenant Reed Chambers, Lieutenant Douglas Campbell, Lieutenant W. L. Loomis, Lieutenant James N. Neissner, Lieutenant M. E. Green, Lieutenant A. L. Cunningham, Lieutenant A. F. Winslow, Lieutenant C. W. Chapman and Lieutenant P. H. Walter, Surgeon, standing in front of a USAAS Nieuport 28 C-l.
United States Army Air Service (USAAS) 94th Aero Squadron in Toul, France during World War I. April 1918 - Commanding Officer 94th Aero Pursuit Squadron Major John W.F.M. Huffer and French-American pilot Major Raoul Lufbery talk with AEF weekly newspaper "Stars and Stripes" editor Major S. P Adams. Captain David M. Peterson stands beside a Nieuport 28c.1 fighter aircraft,with its "Hat in Ring" insignia on the side. 1Lt. Alan F. Winslow stands beside Lt Rickenbacker's Nieuport #12 and starts walking. Jump to November, 1918 - the remaining officers of the 94th Aero Squadron reunite, including Captain James A. Meissner (C.O.147th Aero), 1st Lt Joseph Eastman, Captains Eddie Rickenbacker (now C.O. 94th Aero) and Reed Chambers, and 1st Lt Thorne Taylor (all 94th) standing beside Rickenbacker's SPAD S.XIII #1 parked in front of a hangar at Foucaucourt Aerodrome, France, November 1918. (WWI,WW1, World War One, First World War)
A film on the development of air power. Chief of U.S. Army Air Service Colonel Frank P. Lahm in Toul, Meurthe-Et-Moselle, France on November 8, 1918 during World War I. Col. Lahm speaks to an officer.
An American Hospital Train in Toul, France during World War I. Two U.S. officers leave an evacuation hospital and get into a car. The car pulls away. Wounded soldiers on litters are placed in ambulances. An AEF (American Expeditionary Force) hospital train in Toul.
United States Army Air Service 94th Fighter Squadron in Toul, France during World War 1. Commanding Officer 94th Aero Pursuit Squadron Major John W.F.M. Huffer and Major Raoul Lufbery (French and American fighter pilot) standing beside a Nieuport 28c.1 fighter in late April 1918. "Hat in Ring" insignia painted on the side of the aircraft. Maj. Huffer lights Major Lufbery's cigarette. Major Huffer smokes a cigarette. (WWI,WW1, World War One, First World War)
United States Army Air Service 94th Fighter Squadron near Toul, Meurthe-et-Moselie, France, April 30, 1918, during World War 1. Captain Ken Marr standing beside the cockpit of #12 Nieuport 28c.1 airplane. He starts walking. "Hat in Ring" insignia seen on the side of the airplane. Captain Eddie Rickenbacker standing beside "Hat in Ring" insignia on side of Nieuport 28c.1. Others photographed individually at various times, posing by airplanes all displaying their "Hat in Ring" insignia, include: Lieutenant Allan F. Winslow; Captain J. A. Meissner; Captain D. M. Peterson; Captain J.N.Hall; 1st Lieutenant Douglas Campbell; and Captain Ken Marr.