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Freedom in the air : a Czech flyer and his aircrew dog

Author: Hamish Ross
Publisher: Barnsley, South Yorkshire : Pen & Sword Aviation, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Freedom in the Air is the inspiring story of a Czech airman, Vaclav Robert Bozdech, and the Alsatian dog, Antis, that flew with him in Bomber Command during WWII. Field Marshall Wavell later pinned the ribbon of the PDSA's Dickin Medal, the animals' Victoria Cross, to Antis' collar for courage and outstanding service.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Václav R Bozděch; Václav R Bozděch
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hamish Ross
ISBN: 9781844155903 1844155900
OCLC Number: 137313536
Description: xi, 227 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: by Hamish Ross.

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Talks about the life of a Czech airman who escapes from the Nazi invasion, fights with the French and finally arrives in Britain to fly as an air-gunner with the RAF during WWII. The unique part of  Read more...

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