In 1931, just three months after his mother’s untimely death, 11-year-old Jacob Grunfeld and his father fled
Jack graduated college with honors at 18 years of age. In 1939, Jack Meadows, now an American citizen, returned to his native homeland to serve with the Polish Air Force in a futile attempt to halt Nazi aggression and the eventual murder of six million Jews.
In 1942, Jack was selected to command the 1st Polish Air Force Wing, one of the many foreign units that were an integral part of RAF. In 1939-40, when they were reconstituted in
Jack met the love of his life who eventually left him, and met the passion of his life who disappointed him. The women he dearly loved abandoned him. He risked his life for a country that adopted him. He challenged the Luftwaffe whose fiercely skilled pilots had much in common with him. Though Jack was Polish by birth, American by choice and British by fate, he was a German in all other respects thanks to his father.
Jack Meadows is a complex young hero whose contribution to the eventual Allied victory in
This exciting historical novel is filled with action, drama, suspense, romance and a stream of consciousness that is relevant well into the first decade of the 21st century. War stories may be common but Jack Meadows is an uncommon warrior.
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by on September 30, 2016
- AuthorHouse, June 2004
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