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Summary 1917-1918
Lafayette Escadrille
1st Observation
1st, 12th, 50th, 88th
1st Pursuit Group
27th, 94th, 95th, 147th
1st Bombardment
96th, 11th, 20th
2nd Pursuit Group
13th, 22nd, 49th, 139th
3rd Pursuit Group
28th, 93rd, 103rd, 213th
4th Pursuit Group
17th, 148th, 25th, 141st
5th Pursuit Group
41st, 138th, 638th
3rd Air Park
. List of Aces

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World War I fighter planes, bombers and observation planes Nieuport 28 Spad VII Spad XIII Fokker Dr.1 Albatros D.Va Fokker D.VII
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World War I Speakers / World War One Speakers

Please contact us if you want a free World War I speaker. We speak to Rotary Clubs, Kiwanis Clubs, schools, universities, veterans organizations, and military bases, etc. If you would like a speaker anywhere in the United States (and possibly elsewhere), then please let us know by sending us an e-mail to Contact Us! Narayan Sengupta covers Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee and South Carolina where possible, speaking about the United States Air Service and the Lafayette Escadrille. Outside of that may work as well. Steve Suddaby covers upto a two hour radius of Washington, DC. Mike O'Neal covers New Jersey. If you are in other states, let us know... we'll help you find a speaker.

Testimonials about Narayan - Southeastern USA
Upcoming Speaking Schedule
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Steve Suddaby's Programs - Mid-Atlantic USA

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Upcoming presentations include:

Past Speaking Schedule

Past presentations include:
90th Anniversary of the USAS in France, Mauperthuis, France, Jul. 14, 2008
Coulommiers Rotary Club, Coulommiers, France, Jul. 15, 2008
Smyrna, Georgia Veterans Day, 11/11/2008
Vinings Rotary Club March, 2009
Teasley Elementary School, Mar. 2009
National Museum of Commercial Aviation, 2009
Smyrna Golden K Kiwanis Club, 2009
Silver Wings - Atlanta Chapter, 9/9/2009
Lockheed Retirees Group, Sept. 22, 2009
The League of World War I Aviation Historians, San Antonio, Texas, October 17, 2009
Shamrock Middle School, October 23, 2009, Decatur, Georgia
The Circa History Guild, October 29, 2009 in Alpharetta, Georgia
Roswell Rotary Club, November 12, 2009 in Roswell, Georgia
South Cobb Rotary Club, December 10, 2009
Task Force Patriot, Feb. 4, 2010
EAA690 Evening Meeting, Feb. 12, 2010
Smyrna Rotary Club, May 4, 2010
Northlake Rotary Club, May 20, 2010
North Cobb Rotary Club, July 22, 2010
John's Creek Rotary Club, August 16, 2010
Civilian Air Patrol, September 2, 2010
EAA690 Breakfast Meeting, Oct. 2, 2010 - new presentation - Lafayette Escadrille
Silver Wings - Atlanta Chapter, Oct. 20, 2010 - Lafayette Escadrille
National Archives Veterans Day Program in Morrow, GA, November 6, 2010, 1030am-1100am
Buckhead 50 December 7, 2010, 6:30 pm
West Point Rotary Club, December 17, 2010, 12 noon-1pm
8th Air Force Historical Society, January 8, 2011, 12 noon-1pm
North Atlanta Rotaract, January 24, 2011, 7pm
Georgia Archives, February 8, 2011
North Cobb Senior Center, March 11, 2011, 12 Noon
Dunwoody Rotary Club April 8, 2011, noon
Georgia Archives December 9, 2011, 12:00 noon
Vinings Rotary Club April 2012
Marietta Museum of History April 27, 2012 at 1:30 pm
Georgia Archives June 2012 - about French genealogy
Griffin Daybreak Rotary Club July 25, 2012 at 7:00 am
Italian Meetup Group late 2012
Brookhaven Rotary Club January 16, 2013
King Springs Elementary School January 28, 2013
North Atlanta Rotary Club February 7, 2013
Teasley Elementary School February 2013
Marietta Rotary Club February 27, 2013
Mariners Club, Buckhead May 6, 2013
Smyrna Optimist Club Sept. 6, 2013
Sope Creek Elementary School Oct. 11, 2013 - new presentation - Famous Women and Women Who Should Be
Genealogical Society of Clayton and Henry Counties February 8, 2014
Smyrna, Georgia, Nov. 11, 2014 - Veterans Day Master of Ceremonies
Smyrna Public Library First Sunday Lecture Series, Dec. 7, 2014 - new presentation - World War I's Pearl Harbor
Wellstar Hospital, Nov. 11, 2015 - Veterans Day
Smyrna, Georgia, Nov. 11, 2015 - Veterans Day Master of Ceremonies
Smyrna Public Library First Sunday Lecture Series, May 3, 2015 - World War II's Warrior Women
Vinings Rotary, Jan. 20, 2016 - World War II's Warrior Women

Steve Suddaby, President Western Front Association

Steve covers much of the mid-Atlantic coast and anything within a one-day drive of Washington, DC. He specializes in the bombing campaigns of WWI. His most popular presentation is a general discussion of the impact of air power on the war, Air Power in World War I. Others presentations include:

Learn more about the United States Air Service's 1st Pursuit Group:

Toul, Touquin, Saints and Mauperthuis and Rembercourt, "American Eagles" - 345 page illustrated history of US Combat Aviation in World War I

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