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Aircraft Insigne, 138th Aero Squadron from WWI

Aircraft Insigne, 138th Aero Squadron(left) SPAD aircraft of the 138th Aero Squadron, France(right).

Aircraft Insigne, 138th Aero Squadron(left) SPAD aircraft of the 138th Aero Squadron, France(right).

Note: This item is currently in storage.

This insigne was cut from the fabric of a SPAD VII aircraft flown by Capt Walter H. Schultze, the commanding officer of the 138th Aero Squadron.  Capt Schultze was killed in an aircraft accident near Anderach, Germany on June 28, 1919.  The squadron insignia was designed by Sgt Samuel Dilly, Jr. of Charleston, South Carolina.  

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