Diary of a World War I Ace

Air combat, prison camp, and the will to fly again.

“The Lousy Bums of Hierson” displays Miller’s typical wit: “Tibbets on the right has been thru a lot. He is a typical little dried up Yankee. He has been decorated by the British for work during the Spring Somme Show 1918,” while “Mitten...can make even a German private see a joke.” (Dane Penland, from the Zenos Miller Diary)
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Pilot Identity Cards

(From the Zenos Miller Diary)

The cards listed the pilot’s date of commission, rank, unit, physical description, and photograph. They were confiscated by the Germans upon capture.


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