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The last photograph of Georges Guynemer, taken around on September 1917 by the pilot Sgt. Louis Risacher, showing the young commander of SPA 3 with Parasol, the dog of his friend Albert Deullin. Fifteen hours later he would go missing…

Albert Ball outside Buckingham Palace with members of his family

Relatives mark war hero's centenary

Pilot Albert Ball was killed in France in 1917 after being credited with 44 confirmed kills.

German Tea by Libby Hall Dog Photo, via Flickr

Dogs are seen as man's best friend and were treated with respect during the war, seated for tea with two German officers in 1917

Staff Sergeant Major Morgan and dog, 1915    ID Number: DA09725   Maker: Darge Photographic Company  Place made: Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Broadmeadows

Melbourne, Studio portrait of a soldier believed to be Staff Sergeant Major Gabriel Albert Morgan and a four-legged companion.

1.209th (Norfolk) Field Company, Royal Engineers, of the 34th Division

The (Norfolk) Field Company, Royal Engineers, of the Division, pose with their dog - a vital member of the team during the war

Members of the French Resistance stand armed behind a barricade during the Liberation of Paris from German forces. It is estimated that between 800 and 1,000 resistance fighters were killed during the battle, and another 1,500 were wounded before the Germans surrendered the city. Paris, Île-de-France, France. August 1944. Image taken by Robert Doisneau.

bag-of-dirt: “Members of the French Resistance stand armed behind a barricade during the Liberation of Paris from German forces. It is estimated that between 800 and resistance fighters were killed during the battle, and another were.

World War I fighter pilot Albert Ball (August 14, 1896-May 7, 1917). At the time of his death in the skies over flying ace with forty-four victories in aerial combat. After a crash took his life in 1917, the Germans claimed Ball was shot down by the Red Barons younger brother Lothar von Richtofen. This has been contested with the theory that Ball became disoriented during a maneuver in cloudy skies, suffering a form of temporary vertigo that has killed other pilots.

World War I fighter pilot Albert Ball (August At the time of his death in the skies over France, he was Britains most lethal flying ace with forty-four victories.

English RAF flying ace Johnny Johnson with his pet dog, along with Australian & New Zealand commanders - World War 2

English RAF flying ace Johnny Johnson with his pet dog, along with Australian & New Zealand commanders - World War He commanded an RCAF wing during the war.

Francis “Gabby” Gabreski (1919 - 2002) - top USAAF ace, he learned how to fight the Luftwaffe from the best of the best - Polish fighter pilots of the RAF.

World War II in colour - England, circa 1945 Ace American pilot Lieutenant Colonel Francis S. Gabreski poses in a cockpit. The flags refer to the 28 enemy planes brought down by Gabreski.

Lt. Col. John McCrae, the Canadian author of "In Flanders Fields", with his beloved horse and dog, Bonneau.

John McCrae, the Canadian author of "In Flanders Fields", with his beloved horse and dog, Bonneau.

Hazel Ying Lee fue una de las primeras mujeres pilotos empleados por el ejército de los Estados Unidos. Después de su graduación de la secundaria, Hazel se unió al Aeroclub chino de Portland, donde tomó clases de vuelo, en octubre de 1932, ella se convirtió en una de las primeras mujeres americanas chinas para ganar una licencia de piloto.

Aviator Hazel Ying Lee was the first Chinese American woman to fly for the US military, and one of two Chinese American women to serve in the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) during WWII.

Picture: German flying ace, The Red Baron and his dog, 1916

indypendenthistory: “ German flying ace Baron Manfred von Richthofen also known as The Red Baron with his dog Moritz, circa 1916 ”

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