Guynemer, Georges, 1894-1917
- Existence: 1894-1917
Georges Guynemer was born on December 24, 1894 in Paris, France. He joined the French Air Service in 1914 as a mechanic but gained acceptance into pilot training in 1915. Guynemer earned fighter ace status in February 1916, earning a total of 54 victories before he failed to return from a mission on September 11, 1917. Georges Guynemer was confirmed as missing in action on Septmber 25, 1917.
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Individuals whose names begin with G: Gabreski, Francis S. "Gabby" [Fighter pilot] "A Nation's Loss," Flight Journal, June 2002"Francis Gabreski, 83; Pilot Was War Hero," Los Angeles Times, February 4, 2002Caption for paintingBiograpical sketch from the Department of the Air Force, undated Gagarin, Yuri [Russian cosmonaut] "The Gagarin Inquest," Air...
Collection — Box: Film Box 4, Reel: 1-6
Contents of the Collection The Joe Aiken Films are comprised of six films shot, produced, or compiled by Joe Aiken of 20th Century Fox Studio, from approximately 1918-1947. The films contain a mix of newsreel footage, documentary footage of aircraft manufacturing, and flight footage. Three of the films contain footage of World War I flying aces, flying squadrons, World War I-era aircraft, and transatlantic flight attempts. One of the films contains newsreel footage of the attack on Pearl Harbor in World War II and the...
Abstract The collection is comprised of photographs related to French aviation during World War I.
Collection — Folder: 1
Contents of the Collection The collection is comprised of forty-two (42) black-and-white photographs depicting aircraft and military personnel of World War I and World War II. The photographs were purchased by Zwar; no personal connection to the subjects of the photographs is known. There is also one piece of ephemera, a "Smileage Book" which holds ration coupons for "military entertainments."The photographs vary in size, from 3x5 to 6x8". They feature WWI and WWII aircraft, in the ground, in flight, and a...
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