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Medal, Commemorative, Lafayette Escadrille
Lafayette Escadrille commemorative medal; Obverse: relief of the Escadrille's Memorial and the unit's American Indian head insignia depicted, embossed letter text "LE MEMORIAL DE L'ESCADRILLE LAFAYETT AU PARC DE VILLENEUVEI ETANG"; Reverse: relief of a formation of six aircraft depicted, engraved text "IN MEMORY OF HEROES OF THE ESCADRILLE LAFAYETTE WHO DIED IN DEFENSE OF RIGHT AND LIBERTY".
This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.