1928 Vintage Photo French Fighter Ace Pilots At Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier
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1928 Vintage Photo French Fighter Ace Pilots At Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier:
1928 Vintage Photo by ACME. In the Arlington National Cemetery at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Washington DC, Pilot Lieutenant Commander Joseph Le Brix and Pilot Captain Dieudonne Costes, French Long Distance Aviators, pay tribute by laying a wreath on the tomb. Major Georges Thenault, French Air Attache is shown to the left, in rear of the flyers. Joseph Le Brix was a French aviator and a capitaine de corvette in the French Navy. He is best known for an around-the-world flight he made as copilot and navigator in 1927-1928. Dieudonné Costes was a French aviator who set flight distance records. He was also a fighter ace during World War I. Lieutenant Colonel Georges Thenault was the commander of the Lafayette Escadrille – the famed branch of the French air force in World War I composed of American volunteer pilots.
Photo measures approximately: 8.5 x 7.5 number: AAA17823
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