Luftwaffe Letters

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Arcadia Books Limited, 2006 - Fiction - 642 pages
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Seamlessly blending scenes of domestic bliss, political intrigue, and the fortunes of war, this novel captures the thrills and perils of the great aerial battles over Europe and North Africa in World War II. As a young, dashing, aristocratic fighter-pilot in Hitlerís Luftwaffe, Peter von Vorzik's life story†is told through journal entries and letters of correspondence with his family in this wartime epic. Through the eyes of a German flyboy, this touching and memorable novel couples a cornucopia of airplane lore with the heroism and heartbreak of war.

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User Review  - Gail - Goodreads

True test for a book to score a 4+ from me is that I will remember it and the details in it long after reading it. So many popular reads today just blend into one. This book was a random pick that ... Read full review

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User Review  - Francine - Goodreads

no review?? ok, it's good! but you have to be interested in history, otherwise you couldn't appreciate it in the same way. it is quite heavy to read as a young man describes the war in his own eyes ... Read full review

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Edward Thorpe is the author of five books, including The Night I Caught the Santa Fe Chief. He has written extensively for The Guardian, the Los Angeles Times, and The New York Times.

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