By Stanislav Fejfar
Stunned into motion via the speedy cave in of his state in 1938, Czech pilot Stanislav Fejfar escaped and traveled via Poland to serve at the start with the French international Legion, then as a sous-lieutenant with the French air strength in early 1940. After the death of that nation, he fled to England in July 1940 to affix the RAF. published to 310 Squadron, he observed a lot feverish motion and he speedily turned an ace throughout the conflict of england yet was once to lose his existence on 17 may well 1942, shot down over Boulogne flying his loved Spitfire.
Until lately it was once now not identified that all through his brief profession, Stanislav stored a whole daily diary which has been translated via Henry Prokop and is the foundation for this publication. Augmented by way of the diligent examine of Norman Franks and Simon Muggleton in unearthing formerly unpublished wrestle experiences, letters and different articles of memorabilia, including their annotated reviews, this can be an exceptionally precious and relocating account by means of a guy who gave his existence protecting freedom. A booklet in an effort to be sought out via someone 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