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Marcel Dassault

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Marcel Dassault, born Marcel Bloch (22 January 1892 – 17 April 1986), was a French aircraft industrialist.

Dassault invented a type of aircraft propeller used by the French army during World War I and founded the Société des Avions Marcel Bloch aircraft company. Following the nationalization of his company in 1936, under the Front Populaire, he stayed as a director.

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