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Other titles:THE HAT IN THE RING SQUADRON [Alternative Title]
Summary: Pilots of the US 94th Pursuit Squadron in France, early July 1918.
Description: Portrait shots of the pilots against their Nieuport 28c aircraft. (The squadron 'Hat in the Ring' badge is clearly visible on the side.) First is Major Huffer, then Major Raoul Lufberry, then both together smoking. Lieutenant Douglas Campbell against his Nieuport, and Lieutenant Alan Winslow in flying gear at the controls of his aircraft. A group shot of 16 members of the squadron. The French Commandant le Forest decorates Campbell and Winslow with the Croix de Guerre, and they shake each other's hand in congratulation.
Production Details: Ministry of Information (Production sponsor)
Topical Film Company (Production company)
McDowell, J B (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Lufberry, Raoul (person)
Huffer (Major) (person)
Campbell, Douglas (person)
Winslow, Allan F (person)
Le Forest (Commandant) (person)
United States Army & American Expeditionary Force (regiment/service)
United States Army & Army Air Corps & Pursuit Gp 1 & Pursuit Sqdn 94 (regiment/service)
Keywords: aircraft, French - combat: Nieuport 28c & [United States] (object name)
ceremonies, French - event-related: investiture (object name)