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9th Aero Squadron Aircraft Insigne

This squadron was organized at Kelly Field, Texas, on June 14, 1917, from Company E, Provisional Aviation School Squadron. This squadron was an Army Observation Squadron that performed long-range strategic night reconnaissance over the Western Front in France in 1918. The squadron’s insignia is an aircraft flying at night within the search area of three search lights forming the Roman numerals IX (9). (U.S. Air Force photo)

This squadron was organized at Kelly Field, Texas, on June 14, 1917, from Company E, Provisional Aviation School Squadron. This squadron was an Army Observation Squadron that performed long-range strategic night reconnaissance over the Western Front in France in 1918. The squadron’s insignia is an aircraft flying at night within the search area of three search lights forming the Roman numerals IX (9). (U.S. Air Force photo)

Note: This item is currently in storage.

This squadron was organized at Kelly Field, Texas, on June 14, 1917, from Company E, Provisional Aviation School Squadron. This squadron was an Army Observation Squadron that performed long-range strategic night reconnaissance over the Western Front in France in 1918. The squadron's insignia is an aircraft flying at night within the search area of three search lights forming the Roman numerals IX (9).

Donated by James A. Royer.

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