(0844) Victory: Bringing Down a German Ace

Victory: Bringing Down a German Ace
FES Title: Victory: Bringing down a German Ace
Alternate Titles:
Date: 03/13/1918
Size: 36″H x 27″W
Medium: oil-on-canvas
Type: illustration
Published: “Our War Eagles.” Red Cross Magazine, July 1918: 19.
caption: “A Hit” The American plane on the left has made a hit. His shots have perforated the enemy’s gasoline tank and set his plane afire. One wing has broken away and the German aviator is about to jump

Abbot, Willis J. The United States in the Great War. New York: Leslie-Judge Co., 1919: 27.
caption: “A Hit”

Ianni, Francis A. World War One Remembered. Wilmington: Delaware Heritage Commission, 1993: 66.
caption: The Hit

Inscription: ul: Frank E. Schoonover / ’18
Annotations: en verso stamped on upper stretcher: From / F.E. Schoonover / 1616 Rodney Street / Wilmington, DEL
Comments: TP – Texas 6/02/06; form 6-04-06
slide; index; edit
Provenance: American Illustrators Gallery, New York; Schoonover Studios, Ltd., Wilmington, Delaware (October 28, 1992); Collection of Suzanne and Joel Sugg
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