WWII Archive of Free French Airman Uncovered by Yorkshire Air Museum Heads Back to France

Posted by admin on Jan 16, 2011

Researchers working for the National Allied Air Forces Memorial at Yorkshire Air Museum have uncovered an extraordinary archive detailing the experiences and wartime love affair of a WWII French airman.

The remarkable haul of more than 2,000 letters, diaries, artefacts and photographs relates to Francis Uzay, an educated and eloquent writer from a village near Marseille who served as a “Free French” airman in Britain with Bomber Command.

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