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Guynemer, Georges, 1894-1917



  • Existence: 1894-1917

Biographical Note

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 1 Collection or Record:

Edmonds Historical Museum Collection of World War I Photographs

Identifier: 2005-04-03
Abstract The collection is comprised of photographs related to French aviation during World War I.

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