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French Airmen Rescued from Sahara
Text on verso: 'Hundreds were on hand to give a warm welcome to the three French aviators, Reginensi, Youge, and Lenier, who for six days wandered helplessly in the heart of the Sahara Desert after their plane had been forced down on a trans-African flight. Forced to ration their food and water, the fliers were exhausted when found by Col. Vuillemin, commander of the French Air Force in Africa. Above photo shows the three airmen as they were welcomed back at Le Bourget Field, Paris. Left to right: Roger Lenier, Jean Reginensi, holding his daughter; and Joseph Touge.'
Du Pont, Lammot, 1909-1964
Acme Newspictures (New York, N.Y.)
Air pilotsTranscontinental flights
1 photographic print : b&w
Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
Lammot du Pont, Jr. collection of aeronautical photographs (Accession 1975.360)
French Fliers, Folder 388-409
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lammot du Pont, Jr. collection of aeronautical photographs (Accession 1975.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
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