Pilot Marc A. Pourpe in a Blériot airplane

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2020-04-20

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Marc Pourpe and his Blériot airplane in front starbord side view being pushed into position by soldiers in white helmets. A man standing in the cockpit and another man holding the propeller. Dedication reads: "A Marc Poupre, le premier aviateur Français qui survolo la Frontière de Chine, à Nam-Quan, et affectua le raid Langson-Hanoï [sic] (28 Juin 1913), en souvenier d'une terrible émotion et d'une affectueuse sympathie. Lanson ce 11 Juillet 1913." Signature illegible. Image displayed (72 dpi JPEG), Master image (600 dpi TIFF).

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Air pilots, Military--France--Biography., Vietnam, Indochina, Hanoi (Vietnam), China, Lạng Sơn (Vietnam), Nam Quân, Aeronautics--France., Aeronautics, Military, Airplanes, Military., Biplanes, Blériot aircraft

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Permission to publish material from this collection in any form, current or future, must be obtained from the Special Collections and Archives Division, Eugene McDermott Library, The University of Texas at Dallas.

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