Sunday, November 11, 2007

Amazed By Acosta, Rebel Fliers Fled

Amazed By Acosta, Rebel Fliers Fled.

American in sports ship flew into midst of foe thinking they were Russians. Loyalist Pilots Praise.

Four U.S. Airmen Term Them the "Best in the World for Courage and Calm."

By P.J. Philip

Special To The New York Times

Paris, December 31, 1937. With stories of each other's adventures and none about their own, Bert Acosta, Gordon Berry, Eddie Schneider and Frederick Lord returned to Paris this morning from two months' experience in the civil war in Spain. ...

Source: New York Times; January 1, 1937; page 17

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