Thursday, January 10, 2008

I can't resist a hero

This brave young man, Robert Martinet* was to later lose his life as a pilot in the first world war. Thanks to men like him we fly from destination to destination in relative comfort and safety. He and his friends climbed into fragile planes never really knowing if they would land safely at the end of their flights.

*A Martinet is a bird, a swift in English. He had the right name

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