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Sepia-toned illustration of WWII fighter pilot running across field in France with a child and bomber plane overhead

Under a War Torn Sky

Age Level:
Middle Grade, YA
Published:
2003
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Although Henry Forester a.k.a. Hank is an older teenager at 19, he’s still in the teens in terms of the number of bombings he’s participated in as an American pilot during World War II. His luck runs out when he is shot down and parachutes into German-occupied territory. With the help of the French Resistance, he overcomes a number of perils and learns many lessons as he seeks safety in England.

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