Generally the escadrille is relieved by another fighting unit after two hours over the lines.
We had little thought that an escadrille of German planes could reach Paris.
But why me any more than you, Tom, or any other fellow in the escadrille?
Our escadrille had been in Luxeuil during the months of April and May.
For there, right below him, were the familiar hangars, the familiar fieldsthe headquarters of the escadrille itself.
He was the founder of the American escadrille and every one in it had come to rely on him.
I looked for my escadrille, and saw these machines way off in the distance.
And all the pilots of the escadrille, in turn, came to sign it.
It was of course in the villa placed at the disposal of the escadrille, many miles back of the first line of trenches.
Only four days later, however, Rockwell brought down the escadrille's first plane in his initial aërial combat.