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Eugene Jacques Bullard
Birth: Oct. 9, 1894
Death: Oct. 13, 1961

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
 
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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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An American in the service of France. You did both of your countries proud.Rest in Peace.
- Darwin Concon
 Added: Jun. 27, 2014

- DENA ANN
 Added: Jan. 14, 2014

- elaine bailey
 Added: Oct. 13, 2013
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