Luftwaffe Letters

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Arcadia, 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 Hitler’s 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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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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