By Stanislav Fejfar
Stunned into motion via the quick cave in of his state in 1938, Czech pilot Stanislav Fejfar escaped and traveled via Poland to serve in the beginning with the French international Legion, then as a sous-lieutenant with the French air strength in early 1940. After the dying of that state, he fled to England in July 1940 to hitch the RAF. published to 310 Squadron, he observed a lot feverish motion and he speedily grew to become an ace throughout the conflict of england yet used to be to lose his existence on 17 may well 1942, shot down over Boulogne flying his loved Spitfire.
Until lately it used to be no longer identified that all through his brief profession, Stanislav saved an entire daily diary which has been translated via Henry Prokop and is the foundation for this booklet. Augmented via the diligent learn of Norman Franks and Simon Muggleton in unearthing formerly unpublished wrestle reviews, letters and different articles of memorabilia, including their annotated reviews, this can be an incredibly invaluable and relocating account via a guy who gave his lifestyles protecting freedom. A ebook for you to be sought out through an individual drawn to the background of the conflict of england. 2010 is the seventieth anniversary of that momentous event.
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A Fighter Pilot's Call to Arms: Defending Britain and France Against the Luftwaffe, 1940-1942 by Stanislav Fejfar