«Flight to Arras» in French with a Parallel Translation

Book Flight to Arras (Pilote de guerre) in French
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Original title: 
Pilote de guerre
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Language: 
French
Difficulty: 
B2
Year: 
1942
Number of pages: 
107

Flight to Arras is a memoir by the French author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry best remembered for his novella The Little Prince. The book was written in 1942. In this book, the author recounts his role in the French Air Force as pilot of a reconnaissance plane during the Battle of France in 1940. The book depicts months of flights over the town of Arras. During this time, a lot of people died. The author describes this mission "like glasses of water thrown onto a forest fire".