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New Zealand WWI fighter ace & WWII commander, Sir Keith Rodney Park was born 15/6 1892.

New Zealand WWI fighter ace & WWII commander, Sir Keith Rodney Park was born 15/6 1892.

Canadian WWI fighter ace, James Alpheus "Jimmy" Glen was born 23/6 1890.

Canadian WWI fighter ace, James Alpheus "Jimmy" Glen was born 23/6 1890.

French WWI flying ace, Jean Marie Luc Gilbert Sardier was born 5/5 1897.

French WWI flying ace, Jean Marie Luc Gilbert Sardier was born 5/5 1897.

English WWI flying ace, Robert Leslie Chidlaw-Roberts was born 9/5 1896.

English WWI flying ace, Robert Leslie Chidlaw-Roberts was born 9/5 1896.

The portrait of Michel Coiffard, one of the leading French aces of ww1 with 34 victories. He very quicky became an expert at balloon busting (which is a surprisingly hard thing to do as most of them were surrounded by heavy anti aircraft defense). He managed to shot down 26 German Drachens before being isolated and shot down by a Fokker D. VII patrol less than one month before the end of the war. He was 26 years old.

The portrait of Michel Coiffard, one of the leading French aces of ww1 with 34 victories. He very quicky became an expert at balloon busting (which is a surprisingly hard thing to do as most of them were surrounded by heavy anti aircraft defense). He managed to shot down 26 German Drachens before being isolated and shot down by a Fokker D. VII patrol less than one month before the end of the war. He was 26 years old.

William Avery Bishop  60 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps  William Avery Bishop, better known as Billy Bishop, Royal Flying Corps was awarded the VC for the following action on the Western Front in France:  On 2 June 1917, whilst serving with No 60 Squadron RFC, Bishop flew a solo mission behind enemy lines to attack a German-held aerodrome, where he shot down three aircraft that were taking off to attack him and destroyed several more on the ground.

William Avery Bishop 60 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps William Avery Bishop, better known as Billy Bishop, Royal Flying Corps was awarded the VC for the following action on the Western Front in France: On 2 June 1917, whilst serving with No 60 Squadron RFC, Bishop flew a solo mission behind enemy lines to attack a German-held aerodrome, where he shot down three aircraft that were taking off to attack him and destroyed several more on the ground.

Canadian WWI fighter ace & WWII commander, Clifford MacKay "Black Mike" McEwen was born 2/7 1896.

Canadian WWI fighter ace & WWII commander, Clifford MacKay "Black Mike" McEwen was born 2/7 1896.

German WWI fighter ace, Paul Strähle was born 20/5 1893.

German WWI fighter ace, Paul Strähle was born 20/5 1893.

Canadian WWI fighter ace, Donald Roderick MacLaren was born 28/5 1893.

Canadian WWI fighter ace, Donald Roderick MacLaren was born 28/5 1893.

Belgian WWI fighter ace, Willy Omer Francois Jean Coppens was born 6/7 1892.

Belgian WWI fighter ace, Willy Omer Francois Jean Coppens was born 6/7 1892.

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