Letters of Cyrus Foss Chamberlain. A Member of the Lafayette Flying Corps. Cyrus Foss CHAMBERLAIN.
Letters of Cyrus Foss Chamberlain. A Member of the Lafayette Flying Corps.

Letters of Cyrus Foss Chamberlain. A Member of the Lafayette Flying Corps.

Minneapolis: Privately Printed, 1918,

First Edition. octavo, grey-blue boards with buff boards spine and black leather spine label. (118)pp. Privately Printed, Item #30254

Chamberlain attended Princeton University and graduated in the class of 1910. In May of 1917 he sailed for France and upon arrival enlisted 3 June 1917 in the Lafayette Flying Corps. He trained at Avord, Pau, and [Groupe des Divisions d'Entrainement] G.D.E. from 6 June - 8 December 1917. He was posted to SPA 85 from 12 December 1917 to 9 January 1918 and transferred to SPA 98. he was killed in action near Le Ferte-Milon 13 June 1918. He was awarded the Croix de Guerre, with Palm. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of Chamberlain and 7 plates. Text block is fine and clean. The book has been skillfully re-backed after the original design and with the original printed label preserved and laid down. Label is slightly chipped. The original boards are in very fine condition.

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