Cimetière militaire allemand d'Annœullin

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Rue du Vent de Bise 59112 Annœullin
In the German military cemetery of Ann?ullin, a civilian grave stands out clearly. It is that of the famous British aviation ace Albert Ball. He enlisted in the spring of 1916, and his record shows 44 German aircraft shot down when, on May 7, 1917, his aircraft crashed after a fight against the squadron of Manfred Von Richthofen, brother of the "Red Baron. If the English claimed a breakdown, the Germans announced a victory. Ball's remains were taken in by the inhabitants of Ann?ullin and...

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Cimetière militaire allemand d'Annœullin
Rue du Vent de Bise 59112 Annœullin
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