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Name: Claude Marcel Haegelen Balloon-Buster
Légion d'Honneur
Médaille Militaire
Croix de Guerre with 15 palms
Claude Haegelen
Country: France
Rank: Sous Lieutenant
Service: French Air Service
Units: F8; N3; Spa89, Spa100
Victories: 23
Born: 13 September 1896
Place of Birth: Belfort
Died: 24 May 1950
Place of Death: Val de Grace
 
 
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Opponents
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Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 27 May 1917 0910 N3   EA Nauroy
2 28 May 1917 1045 N3   EA 1 Chenay
3 23 Mar 1918 Spa100   Albatros D.V 2 Coucy-le-Château
4 23 Mar 1918 Spa100   Albatros D.V 2 Coucy-le-Château
5 06 Jun 1918 Spa100   Balloon 3 Le Charmel
6 07 Jun 1918 Spa100   Balloon 4 Aougny
7 29 Jun 1918 Spa100   EA  
8 30 Jun 1918 1100 Spa100   Fokker D.VII 5 Chirmont-Epreny
9 01 Jul 1918 Spa100   Balloon 6  
10 05 Jul 1918 Spa100   Balloon  
11 10 Jul 1918 1055 Spa100   Two-seater 7 Baslieux
12 24 Jul 1918 Spa100   EA 8 Avise
13 09 Aug 1918 1115 Spa100   Balloon 9 Roye
14 29 Aug 1918 0730 Spa100   Balloon 10 NE of Chauny
15 05 Sep 1918 1545 Spa100   Balloon 11 S of Boult-sur-Suippe
16 14 Sep 1918 1745 Spa100   Balloon 12 Etraye
17 15 Sep 1918 1520 Spa100   Balloon 13 Chapelet-Chehery
18 15 Sep 1918 1755 Spa100   Balloon 14 Brieulles
19 16 Sep 1918 1200 Spa100   EA 14 Bois de Sept Sarges
20 17 Sep 1918 1615 Spa100   Balloon 15 Hannonville
21 15 Oct 1918 1515 Spa100   Balloon Buzancy
22 18 Oct 1918 Spa100   EA W of Landres St. George
23 23 Oct 1918 Spa100   EA  

1 Shared with Sgt Durand
2 Shared with Lt Jean Chaput, Lt Auguste Lahoulle
3 Shared with MdL Schuster, Sgt Quizille, Adj Vidal
4 Shared with MdL Schuster, Sgt Quizille
5 Shared with MdL Schuster, S/Lt Jean Sardier
6 Shared with S/Lt Maurice Boyau
7 Shared with Sgt Gaudry, S/Lt Charles Nuville
8 Shared with S/Lt Haustin, S/Lt Basuyaux
9 Shared with Lt Stephenson
10 Shared with Brig Gerin
11 Shared with Brig Gerin, Sgt Peuch
12 Shared with S/Lt Maurice Boyau, Sgt Corsi
13 Shared with Sgt Douzant
14 Shared with Sgt Peuch
15 Shared with Lt Poulin
 
Books
Over the Front
by Norman L. R. Franks, Frank W. Bailey / Hardcover / Grub Street the Basement (May 1992)
 
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