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Trusting to Air

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When the Nazis occupied their country, pilots of the Czech Air Force refused to give up. Instead, they made their way to Britain to fight for the RAF... Spitfire pilot Flt/Lt. Frantisek Sláma risks death through the Battle of Britain and the rest of the War, struggling with English language and customs; patronizing attitudes; enemy Messerschmidts; loneliness, longing, betrayal — and heartbreaking losses, one after another: the love of his life, his imagined future, even his freedom, as Czech pilots returning to their homeland are thrown into prison after the War. Yet Sláma is a survivor, and fate isn’t finished with him yet… This moving novel was inspired by the Czech film ‘Tmavomodry Svet’ and by the true story of the Czech pilots who fought for the RAF. Through Sláma’s story and that of Sarah his ‘srdíèko’ it examines loyalty and courage; decency, sacrifice – and every aspect of human... More > love: between lovers, family and friends; love of country, and the kindness of strangers.< Less
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Product Details

Edition
First Edition
Publisher
lulu
Published
November 2, 2011
Language
English
Pages
360
File Format
PDF
File Size
1.77 MB
Product ID
18571040

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# of Devices Unlimited
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Printable? Yes
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