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Lt. LeRoy Kiley became one of the first American pilots to cross the Italian Front during the war, flying with the 8th Squadron of the 4th Group, Italian Air Force.(U.S. Air Force photo)
2nd Lt Bleckley in the observer’s seat of his DH-4.
DAYTON, Ohio -- The 1000th DH-4 built at the Dayton-Wright Company plant.
DAYTON, Ohio -- Completed DH-4 at the Dayton-Wright South Airfield.
DAYTON, Ohio -- DH-4B at McCook Field in Dayton, Ohio.
The pioneering 1920 Alaska Flight was an incredible feat of airmanship.  Air Service aircrews flew four DH-4Bs a total of 9,000 miles without loss of personnel or aircraft.  Here General Pershing congratulates Capt St. Clair Streett, the flight commander, upon his safe return.
DAYTON, Ohio -- Workers in the Dope and Varnish Department at the Dayton-Wright plant.
Fabric of DH-4M peeled away from gunner’s seat to show new steel tube fuselage.
A 1920 ambulance version designated the DH-4AMB-2.
Escadrille Lafayette. (U.S. Air Force photo)
Escadrille Lafayette. (U.S. Air Force photo)
Escadrille Lafayette. (U.S. Air Force photo)
Escadrille Lafayette. (U.S. Air Force photo)
Escadrille Lafayette. (U.S. Air Force photo)
Escadrille Lafayette. (U.S. Air Force photo)
Escadrille Lafayette. (U.S. Air Force photo)
Escadrille Lafayette. (U.S. Air Force photo)
Avro Lancaster. (U.S. Air Force photo)
Avro Lancaster. (U.S. Air Force photo)
Avro Lancaster. (U.S. Air Force photo)