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Nice catch!! This is actually Normal Archibald's SPAD XIII. Several of us have gone through the records of the 95th Aero Squadron, and determined that this is Archiblad's SPAD. The interesting thing about it, is the SPAD is in good shape. This directly conflicts with Norman's account of his being shot down by ground fire in 1918!! His account has him crashing in spectacular fasion, wrecking the SPAD.

Discussing this with Alan Tolle, Alan states that when he interviewed Norman, he would not talk about his being shot down except to reference his book. A possible fabrication? Embellishment? :)

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