Portés disparus

Philippe Béraud, Claude Raoul-Duval Destins croisés 1940-1943

Patrick Collet

April 1943. The war in Europe is at its turn. Every day above the northern France's air combat succeed, fierce, deadly. Just engaged, the fighter group "Alsace" losing his first two pilots, shot down same time, in the same battle, by the same man.
Publication date:
December 2014
Publisher :
Heimdal
Language:
French
Format Available     Quantity Price
Hardback
ISBN : 9782840484158

Dimensions : 165 X 24 cm
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£46.00
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Overview
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April 1943. The war in Europe is at its turn.

Just engaged, the fighter group"Alsace" losing his first two pilots, shot down same time, in the same battle, by the same man. Claude Raoul-Duval miraculously survive and spend six months in the Resistance, where he lived an incredible adventure one network to another, before reappearing London and take control Spitfire. It is now one of the last eighteen Companions of the Liberation. Philippe Beraud disappear. His family find him after a long wait of five years, buried anonymously in Le Havre. Through her letters she then discover the extraordinary that was his life, first in the Royal Air Force, and within a squadron Hunting Free France. Missing is the poignant story of two destinies. Tribute and testimony.

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