By Harry Mazer
-- from A Boy at War
"He saved having a look up, afraid the planes could come again. The sky was once obscured through black smoke....It was once all unreal: the battleships part sunk, the bullet holes within the boat, Davi and Martin within the water."
December 7, 1941:
On a quiet Sunday morning, whereas Adam and his buddies are fishing close to Honolulu, a shock assault through jap bombers destroys the fleet at Pearl Harbor.
Even as Adam struggles to outlive the unexpected chaos throughout him, and as his associates undergo the brunt of the assault, a better main issue hangs over his head: Adam's father, a military lieutenant, used to be stationed at the USS Arizona while the bombs fell. in the course of the next days Adam -- no longer but a guy, yet not a boy -- is stuck up within the conflict as he desperately attempts to make feel of what occurred to his buddies and to discover information of his father.
Harry Mazer, whose autobiographical novel, The final Mission, introduced the ecu facet of worldwide warfare II to shiny existence, now turns to the Pacific theater and the way the influence of struggle can regulate younger lives forever.
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