By Stanislav Fejfar
Stunned into motion by means of the speedy cave in of his nation in 1938, Czech pilot Stanislav Fejfar escaped and traveled via Poland to serve at first with the French international Legion, then as a sous-lieutenant with the French air strength in early 1940. After the dying of that nation, he fled to England in July 1940 to hitch the RAF. published to 310 Squadron, he observed a lot feverish motion and he speedily grew to become an ace in the course of the conflict of england yet was once to lose his existence on 17 might 1942, shot down over Boulogne flying his cherished Spitfire.
Until lately it was once no longer recognized that all through his brief profession, Stanislav stored a whole daily diary which has been translated through Henry Prokop and is the root for this booklet. Augmented via the diligent learn of Norman Franks and Simon Muggleton in unearthing formerly unpublished wrestle reviews, letters and different articles of memorabilia, including their annotated reviews, this is often a very beneficial and relocating account via a guy who gave his lifestyles protecting freedom. A publication so one can be sought out by means of somebody attracted to the historical past of the conflict of england. 2010 is the seventieth anniversary of that momentous event.
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