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Name: Eugene Weismann
Légion d'Honneur
Médaille Militaire
Croix de Guerre with 7 Palms and 1 Star
Country: France
Rank: Lieutenant
Service: French Air Service
Unit: BR132
Victories: 7
Born: 18 March 1896
Place of Birth: Paris
Died: 20 July 1973
Place of Death: Paris
 
 
Weismann joined the army on 28 September 1914. Before he transferred from the 28c Regiment d'Infanterie to the French Air Service in 1917, Weismann was wounded by shrapnel in November 1914, suffered frost bitten feet in December 1914, was wounded again by shrapnel in May 1915, and was wounded by a grenade (resulting in the loss of a foot) on 1 June 1916. In 1918, Weismann scored 7 victories as an observer serving with Escadrille BR132.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 02 Jun 1918 BR132 Bréguet Scout
2 02 Jun 1918 BR132 Bréguet Scout
3 22 Aug 1918 BR132 Bréguet 1 Scout
4 14 Sep 1918 0930 BR132 Bréguet 1 Fokker D.VII
5 14 Sep 1918 0935 BR132 Bréguet 1 Fokker D.VII
6 14 Sep 1918 0940 BR132 Bréguet 1 Fokker D.VII
7 14 Sep 1918 BR132 Bréguet 1 Fokker D.VII

1 Pilot Capt J Jannekeyn
 
Books
Over the Front
by Norman L. R. Franks, Frank W. Bailey / Hardcover / Grub Street the Basement (May 1992)
 
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