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Eugene Jacques Bullard
Birth: Oct. 9, 1894
Columbus
Muscogee County
Georgia, USA
Death: Oct. 13, 1961
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

World War I Aviator. He was a famed African American combat pilot of World War I, known as "The Black Swallow of Death." He trained and flew with the French Army and is thought to have downed at least two German aircraft during the war. Regarded by the French as a national hero, Bullard stayed in France after the First World War. He married a French countess, served as a band leader and operated successful businesses. He returned to the United States to avoid possible capture after being wounded fighting the Nazis with French underground resistance forces during the Second World War. 
 
Burial:
Federation of French War Veterans Cemetery
Flushing
Queens County
New York, USA
Plot: No. 7, Plot 53
 
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Record added: Aug 22, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 6157
Eugene Jacques Bullard
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Eugene Jacques Bullard
Added by: Warrick L. Barrett
 
Eugene Jacques Bullard
Added by: Warrick L. Barrett
 
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Blessings Eugene, and thank you!
- Lora Peppers
 Added: Aug. 31, 2015
WORLD WAR I AVIATOR BORN IN THE US, BUT SERVED IN FRANCE.
- patsy bollen
 Added: Aug. 30, 2015
We are regretful that we didn't have the vision to see who you were when you were alive. We can be so blind and so stupid. Please forgive us our trespasses.
- anne
 Added: Aug. 30, 2015
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