The Lafayette Escadrille: Flying and Fighting for France - April, 1916 - December, 1917 [DVD]


In August 1914 war broke out in Europe when Germany invaded France. Within the next four years the who world would be pulled into the maelstrom and eight million young men would perish.

Many months prior to the United States entry into the World War, a vanguard of thirty-eight American volunteer pilots flew and fought for France against the air squadrons of Germany. Here is the story of the Lafayette Escadrille pilots and their world famous squadron as told through the use of rare archive footage and photographs.

Running Time: 112 Minutes B/W