The Scrapbooks of Willis B. Haviland
An Earlybird's Scrapbook
The Lafayette Escadrille
Misc. Artifacts - Lafayette Flying Service Certificate
Here is the commemorative certificate issued to the members of the Lafayette Flying Corps at the end of the war. Note the detailed battlefield illustrations in the borders and margins. General Lafayette appears on the left side and American General George Washington appears on the right.
Please note that while Haviland was listed as No. 15 on this certificate, he was the 16th member of the Lafayette Escadrille.
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(For an explanation as to the relationship of these two generals and why the American unit was named for General Lafayette, please see the reproduction of
Page Four of the Dedication Booklet for the Lafayette Escadrille Memorial.)
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