William Faulkner Foundation Collection, 1918-1959, Accession #6074 to 6074-d, Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections,
University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
[Item Metadata: [SARTORIS] FLAGS IN THE DUST. Bound typescript volume, 593 p. (593 R, O V) on 593 l. Slipcase. With autograph corrections.]
[Top:] "He was zig-zagging: that was the reason I couldn't get <a shot> on the hun. Every time I got my sights on him, Johnny'd barge in the way again.
[Margin:] swinging out right at me, burning good. I pulled away from it, but the damn thing <half-[illegible]> did <an Immelmann> a split-turn and rushed at me again, and I had to dodge. And so I never could pick him up <again> when he came out of the cloud. <I got down <<[illegible]>> fast as I could, but I couldn't find him again. Then they starting shooting at me from the ground — "> I went down fast, until I knew I was below him, then I climbed again. But I couldn't find him, and I thought maybe I<'d> hadn't gone low enough, so I dived again. But I couldn't pick him up Then they started shooting at me from the ground.