List of Vichy France flying aces

Summary

This is a complete list of Vichy France flying aces who flew during the Second World War.

Sources[1]
Name Confirmed kills Probable Fate
Georges Blanck 12 1
André Bouhy
Jérémie Bressieux 9 0
Paul Audrain
Paul Abrioux 5 1
Émile Becquet 5 0
Joannès Cucumel
Marie-Henri Satgé 5 0
Paul de Montgolfier
Jacques de Puybusque
Georges Ruchoux
Marcel Steunou 5 0
Jean Dugoujon
Roger Duval 8 2
Jean Hurtin 6 0
Georges Elmlinger 7 1
Robert Huvet 7 1
Marcel Jeannaud
Robert Williame 8 1
Paul Engler
William Laboussiere
François Lachaux
Edouard le Nigen 12 1
Alphonse Maurice Leblanc
Émile Leblanc 7 1
André Légrand
Pierre Le Gloan 7 On 11 September 1943, flying for the Allies, Le Gloan died landing his P-39 Airacobra. In his complicated career, he shot down 4 German, 7 Italian, and 7 British aircraft.
Michel Madon 11[fn 1] 4 Survived war, died 16 May 1972.
Jean Paulhan 7 1
Gérard Portalis
Léon Richard 7[fn 2] 0 Died in a training flight on 26 May 1943.
Marcel Rouquette 10 6
Georges Valentin
Léon Vuillemain 11 4
Martin Loï 5 1

See also

Footnotes

  1. ^ Kills credited as:
    13 May 1940 – Bf 110
    6 to 16 June 1940 – four Hs 126s, Do 17, Bf 109 confirmed and another Bf 109 and a He 111 as probables
    8 November 1942 – two C-47s, and another probable, Sea Hurricane
    26 November 1943 – probable Do 217 and two Fw 200s confirmed.[1]
  2. ^ Kills credited as:
    8 June 1941 – Royal Navy Fairey Fulmar
    9 June 1941 – Hawker Hurricane
    13 June 1941 – No 11 Sqn Blenheim
    23 June 1941 – Hurricane and a Tomahawk
    5 July 1941 – Hurricane
    18 May 1942 – Royal Navy Fulmar.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c Ketley, Barry (1999). French Aces of World War 2. Osprey Aircraft of the Aces. Osprey Publishing. ISBN 978-1-85532-898-3.