Albert, Marcel

Date of birth:
November 25th, 1917 (Paris - XIIIe)
Date of death:
August 23rd, 2010 (Harlingen - Texas, United States)
Nationality:
French

Biography

Pilotin the Normandie-Niemen squadron
2nd WWII French ace credited with 23 aerial victories.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Compagnon - Lieutenant
Unit:
Régiment de Chasse Normandie-Niémen
Awarded on:
April 11th, 1944
l' Ordre de la Libération
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 14th, 1940
Action:
awarded with 15 palms and 2 vermeil stars
Croix de Guerre (1939-1945)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Officier
Action:
awarded with rosette (officer class)
Details:
Received with rosette.
Médaille de la Résistance Française
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant
Unit:
Régiment de Chasse Normandie-Niémen
Awarded on:
November 27th, 1944
Action:
awarded by Oukaze
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant
Unit:
Régiment de Chasse Normandie-Niémen
Awarded on:
November 27th, 1944
Action:
awarded by Oukaze
Orden Lenina
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant
Unit:
Régiment de Chasse Normandie-Niémen
Awarded on:
October 26th, 1944
Action:
awarded by Oukaze
Orden Krasnogo Znameni
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant
Unit:
Régiment de Chasse Normandie-Niémen
Awarded on:
September 12th, 1943
Action:
awarded by Oukaze
Orden Otechestvennoi voiny 2
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Capitaine
Unit:
Régiment de Chasse Normandie-Niémen
Awarded on:
June 5th, 1945
Medal

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