By Stanislav Fejfar

Stunned into motion by means of the swift cave in of his kingdom 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 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 quickly turned an ace in the course of the conflict of england yet was once to lose his lifestyles on 17 may possibly 1942, shot down over Boulogne flying his liked 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 through Henry Prokop and is the foundation for this e-book. Augmented via the diligent examine of Norman Franks and Simon Muggleton in unearthing formerly unpublished wrestle studies, letters and different articles of memorabilia, including their annotated reviews, this can be a really important and relocating account by means of a guy who gave his existence protecting freedom. A publication to be able to be sought out via someone attracted to the background of the conflict of england. 2010 is the seventieth anniversary of that momentous event.

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