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Iowa Aviator May Recover

Paris, June 29 - Captain James Norman Hall of Iowa who was seriously wounded in his fight with seven German aviators is believed to have a change for recovery, reports from the front stated today. Despite yesterday's reports that Hall was dead and picked up in front line trenches into which he fell, later word to the escadrille headquarters corrected this report.

~Iowa City Daily Citizen, Johnson co., Iowa  June 29, 1917
~transcribed for Iowa in the Great War by Sharyl Ferrall http://iowaoldpress.com
~note: earlier articles gave his middle name as 'Norvall' and 'Normal'