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Under a War-Torn Sky

Under a War-Torn Sky

Henry Forester is a 19 year old farm boy far from home. Shot down on a bombing raid, he finds himself alone, injured and terrified. Tested to the limits of his courage, and desperately hoping to end his journey alive and free, he relies on the kindness of strangers and the French Resistance who risk their lives for him. Ages 11+.
Our Price: €9.51
ISBN/EAN9780746067314
Availability1 – 9 copies in stock
Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd
Pub. Date: March 25 2005
Author: Elliot, L. M.
Format: Paperback
Pages:320
Upper Years,
Book Level: 4.7
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A searingly emotional and action-packed account of a WWII pilot's struggle to make it home through enemy territory. Henry Forester is a 19-year-old farm boy far from home. Having joined the American Air Force as a bomber pilot, his plane is shot down on a mission to Germany, leaving him alone, injured and terrified in a dangerous land. Relying on the kindness of strangers and the cunning of the French Resistance, he struggles from town to town, wary of imminent danger at every step. Desperately hoping to end his journey alive and free, he comes to feel a deep respect and affection for the freedom fighters who risk their lives for him.
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