1. The Kindness of Strangers – Chapter 6 – Hunters Hunted

    13 May 1940, somewhere in NE France

    “Attention! Pilote allemande… Que pensez-vous que vous ętes en train de faire!?”

    I stopped, taking care to make nothing that could be interpreted as a threatening gesture, and offered with genuine offense, “Allemand? Mais non... Anglais ! Je suis un pilote anglais....” Turning slowly, I favored the owner of the gravelly voice and ancient fowling piece with an exhausted silence.

    Nothing forthcoming from the old Frenchman, ...