By Harry Mazer
-- from A Boy at War
"He stored having a look up, afraid the planes could come again. The sky was once obscured by means of black smoke....It used to be 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 neighbors are fishing close to Honolulu, a shock assault by means of eastern bombers destroys the fleet at Pearl Harbor.
Even as Adam struggles to outlive the unexpected chaos throughout him, and as his neighbors suffer the brunt of the assault, a better problem hangs over his head: Adam's father, a army 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 now not a boy -- is stuck up within the battle as he desperately attempts to make experience of what occurred to his acquaintances and to discover information of his father.
Harry Mazer, whose autobiographical novel, The final Mission, introduced the ecu part of global conflict II to vibrant existence, now turns to the Pacific theater and the way the influence of warfare can modify younger lives forever.
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