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Catalog Number 2010.125.53
Object Name Photograph
Accession number 2010.125
Description Black and white photograph. Signal Corps #24398. A dead German aviator.

Caption written on back of image: German aviator's body lying near the machine just brought down by Lieut. F. Luke, Jr. of the 27th Aerial Squadron. The body bounced from the plane when it hit the ground and was photographed where it fell. Sept. 18, 1918.

From the Catalogue of Official A.E.F. Photographs taken by the Signal Corps: Name on German identification slip read Lieut. Ernst Shulz, Fifth Flying Squadron, Fifth Army. Near Verdun, Department of Meuse, France. September 18, 1918.
Date n.d.
Place Verdun, France
People Shulz, Lieut. Ernst
Luke, Lieut. Frank Jr.
Subjects World War I
Aviators
German
Dead persons
Death
Search Terms 27th Aerial Squadron
Print size 16.5 x 21.5 cm