French Fighter Aces Of World War II



Possessing perhaps the most outdated aircraft of any air force at the outbreak of War, the French had the unenviable experience of air combat. Many Pilots achieved great success though, flying such aircraft as Curtis Hawks, and later when many French pilots escaped to Britain Hurricanes and Spitfires.

Pierre Le Gloan
Albert Littolf
Michel Madon
Edmond Marin La Meslee
Rene Pomier Leyrargues
Albert Durand
Marcel Albert
Jean Accart
Pierre Boillot

Curtiss Hawk flown by Chef Georges Lemare, attacks a 'Flying Porcupine'. George Lemare finished the War with 13 victories.