In May, 1916, Raoul Gervais Lufbery was assigned to N-124, the Escadrille Americaine (the American Pilot’s Volunteer Group). He became famous not only for becoming the first American Ace, but also for inventing the so-called Lufbery Circle, his well remembered phrase was “Be careful, always remember it may be a trap.” Of Lufbery’s 16 victories, it is believed that his fifth was the most notable, during the famous Oberndorf Raid over Germany, in 1916. Four pilots from N-124, flying Nieuport 17’s, were to escort the bomber mission to Oberndorf to destroy the Mauser Works factory there. On the return from the mission, Lufbery scored his fifth victory against a
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