Drawing on a vast array of original source material that has
survived for decades and previously classified information, this
thrilling narrative history documents a young
soldierOCOsamiraculous survival in war-torn Europe during World War
II. Soon after joining the U.S. Army Corps, a wiry, baby-faced
17-year-old found himself a seasoned warrior desperately battling
head-to-head against the LuftwaffeOCOs best fighter pilots over
Nazi Germany. Havingaamazingly escaped the fiery wreckage of his
B-17, he relied on his ingenuity and determination to get him
through two bitter winters in confinement as a POW in the infamous
Stalag 17. Along with other American prisoners, he was coerced to
flee the rapidly advancing Red Army as the European war came to a
close and endure a brutal 18-day march where he witnessed firsthand
the horrors of the Mauthausen concentration camp. Weighing an
emaciated 110 pounds, he was finally rescued by PattonOCOs Third
Army just days before Germany surrendered."
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