Buy Le Grand Cirque Mémoires d’un pilote de chasse FFL dans la RAF by Pierre Clostermann (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Le Grand Cirque | Pierre Clostermann | ISBN: | Kostenloser Versand für alle Bücher mit Versand und Verkauf duch Amazon. Author of a very successful book, “Le Grand Cirque” (The Big Show), Pierre Clostermann died on Wednesday, 22 March in Montesquieu-des-Albères.

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Pierre Clostermann

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. This page was last edited on 16 Octoberat Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Many references credit him with 29 to 33 victories, although these probably include his “ground” kills of enemy aircraft. On the outbreak of war the French authorities refused his application for service, so he travelled to Los Angeles to become a commercial pilot, studying at the California Institute of Technology.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He subsequently wrote a novel based on his experiences there, entitled “Leo 25 Airborne”. This is ls on a map hanging on a wall during a ;the Ckrque in French: In the cramped cockpit of a flashing Spitfire you live the dangers, strain Pierre Clostermann joined the Free French Forces in as a fighter pilot and later served as squadron leader in the RAF.


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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Clostermann was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross shortly afterwards, after which he was reassigned to French Air Force Headquarters. Open Preview See a Problem? With 33 recorded victories to his name, he received at only 24 years of age, a Commendation by General Charles de Gaullewho called him “France’s First Fighter”. One of the very first post-war fighter pilot memoirs, its various editions have sold over two and a half million copies.

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Return to Book Page. English Choose a language for shopping. Jacques gets killed on the very last day of the conflict, leaving behind him a weeping widow. To ask other readers questions about Le Grand Cirqueplease sign up. Distinguished Flying Cross and bar United Kingdom.

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Edit Storyline During the second World War. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Darrell White rated it it was ok Jul 01, Learn more about Amazon Prime. In the cramped cockpit of a flashing Spitfire you live the dangers, strains and exhilaration of sorties against Perre air and ground forces.

You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Dorabora rated it it was ok Nov 27, Recent, more detailed analysis of his combat reports and squadron accounts indicate that his true score was 11 destroyed, with possibly another seven, for a total of 15—18 victories.


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Clostermann continued operations with No. During the second World War. Clostermann was awarded a bar to his DFC for his successful tour of duty.

Archived from the original PDF on 8 October As a result of this perceived “betrayal” of the RAF, Clostermann attracted hostility from parts of the English press. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Archived from the original on 19 November On 24 March he was wounded in the leg by German flak and after belly-landing his badly damaged aircraft, he was hospitalized for a week.

The final scene when the pilot remembers all the buddies he lost in the war,as he says Farewell to the planes ,a scene maybe influenced by that of William Wyler’s masterpiece “the best years of our lives “.