WWI Squadron Numbers

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In air combat’s early days, many noses displayed identification, rather than personalization.  On this plane, there can be seen “Ca.5 4051”, designating the plane’s model and number.

Date:  December, 1917

Aircraft:  Caproni Ca.5

Source:  Record Group 111: Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer, 1860 – 1985

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