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Canadian international warfare II pilot Charley Fox, now in his past due eighties, has had an exhilarating lifestyles, in particular at the day in July 1944 in France whilst he noticed a black employees automobile, the sort frequently hired to force high-ranking 3rd Reich dignitaries. Already famous for his ability in dive-bombing and strafing the enemy, Fox went in to assault the auto. because it became out, the automobile contained famed German normal Erwin Rommel, the wilderness Fox, and Charley succeeded in wounding him.

Rommel, who on the time was once the Germans' excellent army commander in France orchestrating the Nazis' resistance to the D-day invasion, used to be by no means a similar after that. writer Steve Pitt makes a speciality of this seminal occasion in Charley Fox's lifestyles and within the warfare, yet he additionally offers interesting features of the interval, together with profiles of famous ace pilots Buzz Beurling and Billy Bishop, Jr., and nice get away architect Walter Floody, in addition to sidebars approximately Hurricanes, Spitfires, and Messerschmitts.

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