Le Sous-Lieutenant Garros - 4 Victories


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Famous French aviator known for his early aero meet exploits, his record flight across the Mediterrean and his use of steel wedges on his prop to deflect bullets from his machine gun before the application of synchronizing gears. Supplement No. 6 (insert) to Le Guerre Aerienne Illustree circa 1916-1918. This weekly French magazine; "The Illustrated Air War" began publishing in Dec 1916. Insert overall size is 9.5x12.5" (24x32 cm), image size is 6.75x9.5" (17x24 cm). Condition is as seen in the photo; may be some age toning, light soiling, small edge tears, etc. Paper is old magazine stock so somewhat fragile. Will be shipped flat..