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July 20, 1915 | 20 июля 1915 г. by Olga

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Aviators of the XVI Corps Aviation Unit on the day of St. Elijah, in Russia the Holiday of aviation and aeronautics. July 20, 1915

Авиаторы XVI корпусного авиационного отряда. Торжественное построение в день Святого Илии праздника авиации и воздухоплавания. 20 июля 1915

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Marcel Pliat | Марсель Пля, 1916 by Olga

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www.blackpast.org/global-african-history/people-global-af…

Marcel Pliat
was one of several French nationals who served in the Russian Imperial
Army during World War I but he was the only black man to serve in the
Russian Imperial Air Force. Pliat was born in French Polynesia (now Tahiti) around 1890.

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