By Stanislav Fejfar
Stunned into motion by way of the quick cave in of his kingdom in 1938, Czech pilot Stanislav Fejfar escaped and traveled via Poland to serve first and foremost with the French international 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 affix the RAF. published to 310 Squadron, he observed a lot feverish motion and he speedily grew to become an ace through the conflict of england yet was once to lose his existence on 17 may well 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 a whole 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 Augmented by way of the diligent examine of Norman Franks and Simon Muggleton in unearthing formerly unpublished wrestle reviews, letters and different articles of memorabilia, including their annotated reviews, this can be a really priceless and relocating account by way of a guy who gave his lifestyles protecting freedom. A ebook to be able to be sought out through somebody drawn to the heritage 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