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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:

Joe Aiken Films

 Collection — Box: Film Box 4, Reel: 1-6
Identifier: 1998-12-28
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...

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