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Old 14th August 2005, 13:14
Laurent Rizzotti Laurent Rizzotti is offline
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Re: French reports for Allied air crashes in North Africa.

If such files exist in SHAA (Armée de l'Air archives), I have not found them yet. French crashes are listed, and described with more or less details. But there is no list of foregin aircraft losses in what I have seen.

Maybe you can have some luck with the reports of airfields where the Allied unit was based but I have not consulted them yet, as my own subject of interest was the French losses and there are described in specific archives boxes.

The main source in France for aircrashes reports are Gendarmerie reports, that are kept on a regional basis. I have no idea where the reports for North Africa may be kept....if they are.

As Mr Muret says, French archives are usually not user-friendly.
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