By Adam Makos, Larry Alexander
THE NEW YORK TIMES AND foreign BESTSELLER
December, 1943: A badly broken American bomber struggles to fly over wartime Germany. on the controls is twenty-one-year-old moment Lieutenant Charlie Brown. part his team lay wounded or useless in this, their first venture. unexpectedly, a Messerschmitt fighter pulls up at the bomber’s tail. The pilot is German ace Franz Stigler—and he can break the younger American workforce with the squeeze of a trigger...
What occurred subsequent may defy mind's eye and later be referred to as “the so much significant come across among enemies in international struggle II.”
The U.S. eighth Air strength might later classify what occurred among them as “top secret.” It used to be an act that Franz may well by no means point out for worry of dealing with a firing squad. It was once the stumble upon that might hang-out either Charlie and Franz for 40 years till, as previous males, they might seek the realm for every different, a final challenge which can swap their lives forever.