Rep., 1954. 303 pp., frontis., + 20 photo-plates. Maroon cloth; 21 x 14cm. V.G. The author joined de Gaulle's forces in England in January 1941 and served the war as an air commando. He took on the French name of Jean Dupontel in order to disguise his Czech origin lest he fell into the hands of the Gestapo. This book recounts the experiences of this brave Czech in his services as an air commando attached to a British unit during the Second World War.