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Planes shot down in the St. Mihiel Area (1)

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See also Other Planes shot down in the Saint-Mihiel Area

BLPMIRa311015.jpg (28438 octets) On October 10th, 1915, a German plane was shot down and crashed in the Puvenelle wood near Pont-à-Mousson.

This event was commemorated in many  pictures (postcards or french  newspapers).

"GERMAN PLANE SHOT DOWN IN MEURTHE ET MOSELLE"

Title and Picture of "Le Miroir" in   10/31/1915

The newspaper "Sur le Vif" published news on  11/30/1915   about the German Taube

According to "Le Miroir" the French pilot was in a Nieuport plane.

Le Miroir and several postcards show the German bodies. AvDabatPuvenae.jpg (20993 octets)

Postcard   -  "Roisin's picture"

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Handwritten postcard

 

Bibliography

 
Vues parallèles :Les aviateurs français et allemands de la Grande Guerre 1914-1918 Conseil Général de la Moselle 1996

 

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