World War: Eagles for Britain

Correspondents last week discovered the beginnings of this war's equivalent of the Lafayette Escadrille, which in 1916-18 accounted for the high (then) total of 199 German planes. World War II's escadrille is the American Eagle Squadron, quietly recruited and energized by Colonel Charles Sweeney, a U. S. soldier of fortune who fought in the Foreign Legion last time. Both coasts of the U. S. and Canadian-border immigration men had inklings of Colonel Sweeney's missionary work months ago. Last week U. S. newshawks "somewhere in west England" saw two score of his proteges training...

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