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Special Collections

Jefferson Hayes Davis (SMS 57)

Jefferson Hayes Davis started his service career during World War I as an observer for the Air Expeditionary Force with the 99th Aero Squadron. As a First Lieutenant, Hayes Davis distinguished himself by gallantry in action in the vicinity of Buzancy, France, 2 November 1918, and was awarded the Silver Star. This collection consists of a single memorabilia album for the 99th Aero Squadron and several official publications for training early military aviators in wartime.

IMAGE NOTE: 99th Aero Squadron collage from the Hayes-Davis album.

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