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John K. Tiffany’s early manuscript copy of his Philatelic Index, mechanically reproduced with handwritten addenda, from 1880-1881, predates his 1874 publication of the philatelic catalog/index The Philatelical Library: A Catalogue of Stamp Publications.
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The Escadrille Lafayette or Escadrille Americaine was formed April 18, l9l6, as a volunteer unit (Escadrille n. 124) in the French Army. Capitaine Georges Thenault was the French commander of this squadron of American volunteers. On February 18, 1918, ceased as a unit of the French Army and merged into the U.S. Air Corps as the 103rd pursuit squadron.