List of Vichy France flying aces

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This is a complete list of Vichy France flying aces who flew during the Second World War.

Name Confirmed kills Probable Fate
Georges Blanck 12 1
André Bouhy
Jérémie Bressieux 9 0
Paul Audrain
Paul Abrioux 5 1
Émile Becquet 5 0
Joannès Cucumel
Marie-Henri Satgé 5 0
Paul de Montgolfier
Jacques de Puybusque
Georges Ruchoux
Marcel Steunou 5 0
Jean Dugoujon
Roger Duval 8 2
Jean Hurtin 6 0
Georges Elmlinger 7 1
Robert Huvet 7 1
Marcel Jeannaud
Robert Williame 8 1
Paul Engler
William Laboussiere
François Lachaux
Edouard le Nigen 12 1
Alphonse Maurice Leblanc
Marie Émile Leblanc 7 1
André Légrand
Pierre Le Gloan 7 On 11 September 1943, flying for the Allies, Le Gloan died landing his P-39 Airacobra. In his complicated career, he shot down 4 German, 7 Italian, and 7 British planes.
Michel Madon 11 [1] 4 Survived war, died 16 May 1972
Jean Paulhan 7 1
Gérard Portalis
Léon Richard 7 [2] 0 Died in a training flight on 26 May 1943
Marcel Rouquette 10 6
Georges Valentin
Léon Vuillemain 11 4
Martin Loï 5 1

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  1. ^ French Aces, kill credited as
    13 May 1940 Bf 110
    6 to 16 June 1940 four Hs 126s, Do 17, Bf 109 confirmed and another Bf 109 and a He 111 as probables
    8 November 1942, 2 C-47 and another probable, Sea Hurricane
    26 November 1943 probable Do 217 and two Fw 200s confirmed
  2. ^ French Aces, kills credited as
    8 June 1941, Royal Navy Fairey Fulmar
    9 June 1941, Hawker Hurricane
    13 June 1941, No 11 Sqn Blenheim
    23 June 1941, Hurricane and a Tomahawk
    5 July 1941, Hurricane
    18 May 1942, Royal Navy Fulmar.
  3. ^ Ketley, Barry (1999). Osprey Aircraft of the Aces 28, French Aces of World War 2. Osprey Publishing. ISBN 978-1-85532-898-3.