Archives par mot-clé : The Legend of Little Eagle

Franz Stigler/LeRoy Lutz: two examples of a higher call

In December, 1943, a badly damaged B-17 american flying fortress was struggling to return to its english base after his first bombing mission over Germany. Half its crew was dead or wounded, it was constantly loosing altitude. Suddenly, a Messerschmitt … Continuer la lecture

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On July 31, 1944, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry went MIA

In The Legend of Little Eagle, a novel with an important background on aviation and WW2, I tried to tell in a faithful way, based on different historical accounts, how the disappearance of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry was felt by his … Continuer la lecture

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William Wyler risked his life to film « The Memphis Belle » missions over Germany

Many people interested in WW2 and aviation have probably seen The Memphis Belle, a movie by Michael Catton Jones released in 1990. This beautiful film was also pretty accurate, and beyond paying tribute to the crews flying the B-17s flying … Continuer la lecture

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