By Stanislav Fejfar
Stunned into motion by way of the quick cave in of his nation in 1938, Czech pilot Stanislav Fejfar escaped and traveled via Poland to serve at the start with the French overseas 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 swiftly grew to become an ace through the conflict of england yet used to be to lose his lifestyles on 17 might 1942, shot down over Boulogne flying his cherished Spitfire.
Until lately it used to be no longer identified that all through his brief profession, Stanislav stored an entire daily diary which has been translated by way of Henry Prokop and is the root for this e-book. Augmented by way of the diligent study of Norman Franks and Simon Muggleton in unearthing formerly unpublished strive against reviews, letters and different articles of memorabilia, including their annotated reviews, this can be an incredibly necessary and relocating account by way of a guy who gave his existence protecting freedom. A booklet with a view to be sought out by means of someone attracted to the historical past of the conflict of england. 2010 is the seventieth anniversary of that momentous event.
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