On June the 10th, 1940, Edmond Marin la Meslée gets his 16th and last victory during the battle of France. The fighter he flew was the Curtiss H-75 (American denomination was Curtiss P36). His victim is a Junker JU88 but the crew is escaping safely from the bomber's wreck. France is defeated in only 6 weeks. However, thanks to teh effort of the French and British air Force, the Luftwaffe lost many aircrafts.