Under a War-Torn Sky

Teen & Young Adult Fiction about New Experiences (Books)

Author: L.M. Elliott

When Henry Forester is shot down during a bombing run over France, the World War II pilot finds himself trapped behind enemy lines. In constant danger of discovery by German soldiers, Henry begins a remarkable journey to freedom. Relying on the kindness of strangers, Henry moves from town to town–traveling by moonlight, never asking questions, or even the names of the peo….Read More

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