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My War

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From 1939 to 1945, Squadron Leader Peter Freygood overcomes anti-Semitism, anti-colonialism, innumerable encounters with the enemy, and the normal problems associated with coming of age. Book 1 describes his training as a navigator, mechanic and pilot, his first encounters with the opposite sex, the initial raids on Germany, and the escape of the Allied armies from Dunkirk ...more
ebook, 238 pages
Published March 7th 2012 by Smashwords Edition (first published July 4th 2009)
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Thomas
Jan 13, 2010 Thomas added it
Recommends it for: People who enjoy military history and the history of WWII.
Recommended to Thomas by: Friend
Author: Norman Friedgut

ISBN: ISBN-10: 1440405557
ISBN-13: 978-1440405556

Publisher: CreateSpace


My War is a memoir. The book is a story, told by a man nearing death, to his son, to be preserved and possibly published. It traces a bilingual (English and French) young man through his entrance into the Royal Canadian Air Force; his training to be an aviator and then to England where he becomes part of the British Air Force.

The protagonist, Peter Friedgut, becomes a pilot in time to participate in t
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Mark Jones
The best review for this book is the one on Amazon where the reviewer complains that he feels cheated as this memoir is "based on the storytelling of a self-glorifying man who claims to be telling an accurate story of his life." Two other reviews also refer to this book as a memoir, though it is clearly labeled as a work of fiction.

As far as I can tell, this book is historically accurate and its descriptions of World War I and II era planes are dead on.

Some of the descriptions read like pure poe
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