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11 September 1917 Capt Georges Guynemer French 'Ace' killed over Poelcapelle on this day

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Georges Guynemer was one of the 'highest scoring' French aces of the First World War. Born 24 December 1894, and of slight build, he was initially rejected from the military in 1914, but taken into the French Air Service as a mechanic. He persevered and got onto pilot training, receiving his wings as a pilot in April 1915. He then spent his enti…


Georges Guynemer: 11 September 1917

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Georges Guynemer was one of the 'highest scoring' French aces of the First World War. and of slight build, he was initially rejected from the military in 1914, but taken into the French Air Service as a mechanic. He perseviered and got onto pilot training, receiving his wings as a pilot in April 1915. He then spent his entire military career, th…