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Ceremony Honors American Airmen Who Fought for France in WWI

A parade of jets and vintage aircraft roared across the sky outside Paris on Wednesday, honoring the American fighter pilots who flew for France during World War I. The commemoration marked the centenary of the formation of the Lafayette Escadrille on April 20, 1916, by a group of American airmen who — almost a full year before the U.S. entered the war — decided to join the fight against the Germans. "We are gathered here today to remind ourselves that, 100 years ago, France and...

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