97th Aero Squadron Notebook and Photo Album [Gamm] 1918


Collection Item Summary:

This collection consists of a small pocket diary full of Edward Joseph Gamm's handwritten notes on various aspects of aircraft maintenance and a photo album assembled by Gamm containing photographs from his time in France. The photographs include images of 97th Aero Squadron personnel and facilities; aerial views of France; armament; aerial views of bombs being dropped; and aircraft including the Breguet Bre.14, de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4, and Nieuport 28 C1. The collection also contains a brief biographical sketch of Gamm compiled by the donor.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • World War, 1914-1918
  • de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4
  • Nieuport (France) 28
  • Breguet 14 (Military aircraft)
  • Aeronautics, Military

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions on access


Gamm, Edward Joseph 1893-1977

Physical description

0.24 cubic feet (1 box)




Edward Joseph Gamm (1893-1977) served as an aircraft mechanic with the 97th Aero Squadron, American Expeditionary Force (AEF) in France during World War I.

Cite as

97th Aero Squadron Notebook and Photo Album [Gamm], Acc. 2017-0044, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560


  • Photograph albums
  • Collection descriptions
  • Notebooks

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