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noun as in squadron

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Practically every fighting nation has had not only its favorite airman but also its favorite aerial escadrille.

In 1916, after much excellent service over the lines, he became a member of the Lafayette Escadrille.

A legend was current as to the large quantity of "wood broken" by Guynemer in his early days with the escadrille.

The Storks Escadrille, which was the first to arrive, waged battle uninterruptedly for eight months.

Several weeks passed, during which Don Hale became thoroughly familiar with and accustomed to the work of the escadrille.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to escadrille, such as: armada, battalion, fleet, squad, and unit.

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