In Volume 6 of its series, “Aéropostale, legendary pilots,” Editions Soleil focuses on the life of the pilot Henri Rozès.
Although less well known than other illustrious Aéropostale figures, such as Guillaumet, Mermoz and St-Exupéry, Henri Rozès has had a profound impact on the history of the famous French airline.
The author, Christophe Bec, imagines the former pilot in his twilight years, sitting on a bench in a small village in Haute Garonne, confiding in his friend Louis. Together they reminisce about their shared experiences, as they moved from place to place, before being conscripted by the French Army in 1914.
First a soldier in the trenches, Rozès then joined a flight school where he received a brief training, before engaging in his first air combats. After the end of the war, Henri Rozès joined Aéropostale, where his courage and piloting skills helped him meet many challenges…
Aéropostale – Des Pilotes de légende 06 – Henri Rozès, Author: Christophe Bec, Illustrator: Fabrizio Faina, Mauro Salvatori, 48 pages, ISBN: 978-2-302-06975-6