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Commander Dagnaux 1st Air Link France Madagascar


Original vintage poster commemorating the French aviator Commander Jean Dagnaux (1891-1940) who established the first air route link in 1927 between France and Madagascar - 1891 Commandant Dagnaux 1940 1ere Liaison Aerienne France Madagascar 1927 - featuring a great design depicting a man in colonial uniform waving a French flag to the pilot waving from his plane flying over the island above trees and the rocky cliffs by the sea with people looking up, the stylised text in a banner below an image of the Commander at the bottom. The notable military award winning flying ace Jean Dagnaux was nicknamed "the ace with the wooden leg" after being shot down during WWI and having his leg amputated; he continued flying and in 1920 became the first person to fly across the Sahara Desert later founding the pan African company Regie Air Afrique and the French military air school; in 1939 he was promoted to Colonel; on 17 May 1940 he was shot down during a WWII reconnaissance mission. Good condition, staining, restored creasing, restored pinholes, backed on linen.

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