27th Aero Squadron Scrapbook [Nathan Blumberg]
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Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0028
Creators:
Blumberg, Nathan
Dates:
1917-1973
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.14 Cubic feet
(1 14.5x11x1 flatbox)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This scrapbook was compiled by Nathan Blumberg who served with the 27th Aero Squadron. It contains photographs of members of the squadron, pictures of the graves of some of the pilots killed in action, pictures of planes (including Spad XIII, Donrad AR.2, Nieuport 28, and De Havilland DH-4) used in World War I and of France during the war. It also includes poems, newspaper articles on the squadron and on Lt. Luke and memorabilia of the squadron's reunions in 1966 and 1973. There are also newspaper clippings about Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The 27th Aero Squadron, 1st Pursuit Group, was chartered on 23 June 1917 and served in France during World War I. After training, the squadron embarked for Europe on 25 January 1918 and served at Toul, France. Among those serving in the 27th Aero Squadron was Lt. Frank Luke, Jr., who was killed in action and was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Leonore B. Sheldon, gift, 1991, 1991-0028, NASM

General
General
NASMrev

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Using the Collection
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Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Aeronautics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics, Military Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
World War, 1914-1918 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
SPAD XIII (S.13) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dorand A.R. (Avion de Reconnaissance) Series Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nieuport (France) 28 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scrapbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Blumberg, Nathan Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Luke, Frank, Jr. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Army. Air Service. 1st Pursuit Group. 27th Aero Squadron Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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