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Name: Pierre Augustin François Violet-Marty
Médaille Militaire
Croix de Guerre with 5 palms
Military Medal (MM)
Pierre Violet-Marty
Country: France
Rank: Adjudant
Service: French Air Service
Units: MF55; N57
Victories: 5
Born: 03 October 1894
Place of Birth: Thuir
Died: 27 December 1916 Killed In Action
Place of Death:  
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Médaille Militaire
"Remarkable pilot, admired by both his leaders and his comrades for his courage, strength and coolness. On 6 August 1916 he put a Fokker to flight during a combat in which his plane was hit by two bullets. On 11 August he calmly carried out an artillery spotting mission amidst heavy shelling, until his observer was wounded. Then on 26 August he flew over attacking troops at low altitude in spite of the most unfavourable atmospheric circumstances. Already cited in orders three times." Médaille Militaire citation, 17 September 1916
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 06 Oct 1916 N57 Nieuport Fokker  
2 22 Oct 1916 N57 Nieuport EA  
3 17 Dec 1916 N57 Nieuport EA Ornes
4 27 Dec 1916 N57 Nieuport Fokker  
5 27 Dec 1916 N57 Nieuport Aviatik C  
Over the Front
by Norman L. R. Franks, Frank W. Bailey / Hardcover / Grub Street the Basement (May 1992)
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