Re: US Navy top ace WW1? (David Ingalls)

Jess Stuart (
Mon, 4 Dec 1995 11:43:11 -0800 (PST)

> On Sat, 2 Dec 1995, Bill Shatzer wrote:
> >His first victory was with 13 sqdn RNAS before it become 213 sqdn RAF.
> >My references say 5 victories, not six, but you might be right - pinning
> >down the exact number of 'official' victories out of the 1914-18 War
> >is _almost_ as tough as pinning down the number of 'real' victories.
> _Above the Trenches_ lists his first victory on 11 Aug 1918, which would
> be RAF. While AtT lists no OOC victories, they list five of the six as

What is an OOC victory?

> shared victories. His only unshared victory is listed as a Fokker D.VII
> on 20 Sep 1918. The shared aircraft victories are over two-seaters, and
> one balloon.
> Bill Ciciora

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