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A Fighter Pilot's Call to Arms: Defending Britain and France by Stanislav Fejfar

By Stanislav Fejfar

Stunned into motion via the swift cave in of his kingdom in 1938, Czech pilot Stanislav Fejfar escaped and traveled via Poland to serve in the beginning with the French overseas Legion, then as a sous-lieutenant with the French air strength in early 1940. After the dying of that kingdom, he fled to England in July 1940 to hitch the RAF. published to 310 Squadron, he observed a lot feverish motion and he swiftly grew to become an ace throughout the conflict of england yet was once to lose his lifestyles on 17 may perhaps 1942, shot down over Boulogne flying his liked Spitfire.

Until lately it used to be now not identified that all through his brief profession, Stanislav saved an entire daily diary which has been translated by means of Henry Prokop and is the foundation for this e-book. Augmented by way of the diligent examine of Norman Franks and Simon Muggleton in unearthing formerly unpublished wrestle experiences, letters and different articles of memorabilia, including their annotated reviews, this can be a really beneficial and relocating account via a guy who gave his existence protecting freedom. A ebook to be able to be sought out through somebody drawn to the historical past of the conflict of england. 2010 is the seventieth anniversary of that momentous event.

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