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A fighter pilot's call to arms : defending Britain and France against the Luftwaffe, 1940-1942

Author: Stanislav Fejfar; Norman L R Franks; Simon Muggleton
Publisher: London : Grub Street, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Stunned into action by the rapid collapse of his country in 1938, Czech pilot Stanislav Fejfar escaped and travelled through Poland to serve initially with the French Foreign Legion, then as a sous-lieutenant with the French air force in early 1940. After the demise of that country, he fled to England in July 1940 to join the RAF. Posted to 310 Squadron, he saw much feverish action and he rapidly became an ace  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, Czech
Named Person: Stanislav Fejfar; Stanislav Fejfar
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stanislav Fejfar; Norman L R Franks; Simon Muggleton
ISBN: 9781906502768 1906502765
OCLC Number: 528428822
Description: 224 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Prologue : the story begins --
The escape --
War --
Blitzkrieg --
England and the Czechs in Britain --
The Battle of Britain --
After the battle --
313 Squadron --
Hornchurch 1942 --
The final weeks --
The final days.
Responsibility: Stanislav Fejfar ; edited by Norman Franks with Simon Muggleton.

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Stunned into action by the rapid collapse of his country in 1938, Czech pilot Stanislav Fejfar escaped and travelled through Poland to serve initially with the French Foreign Legion, then as a  Read more...

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