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By Stanislav Fejfar

Stunned into motion through the fast cave in of his nation 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 loss of life 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 turned an ace in the course of the conflict of england yet used to be to lose his lifestyles on 17 could 1942, shot down over Boulogne flying his liked Spitfire.

Until lately it used to be no longer recognized that all through his brief profession, Stanislav saved an entire daily diary which has been translated via Henry Prokop and is the root for this publication. Augmented by means of the diligent study of Norman Franks and Simon Muggleton in unearthing formerly unpublished wrestle experiences, letters and different articles of memorabilia, including their annotated reviews, this is often a really precious and relocating account through a guy who gave his lifestyles protecting freedom. A e-book with a view to be sought out by means of an individual attracted to the heritage of the conflict of england. 2010 is the seventieth anniversary of that momentous event.

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