Novelist: Janusz Meissner

Janusz Meissner was a Polish author with an interest in flight. He was also a journalist and had been a pilot in the Polish Air Force. His wrote under the name Flight Lt Herbert.

1901 – born 21 January, Warsaw
1919 – finished training as a pilot
1920 – Soviet-Polish war
1921 – decorated for role in Third Silesian uprising
1922-1946 – Pilot in the Police Air Force Academy
1944 – Officer in British Royal Air Force
1946 – Returned to Poland
1978 – died 28 February, Krakow

He had 48 books published of which one, L59 – Zeppelin to East Africa concerned the Great War in Africa.

Books on WW1 Africa

L-59 (1958, in Polish)


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