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Description - The Last Mission by Harry Mazer

In 1944 as WWII rages across Europe, 15 Yr old Jack Raab dreams of being a hero. Leaving New York City, his family and his boyhood Jack lies his way into the US Air Corps. Shot down and taken prisoner, Jack is sent to a POW camp where his experiences are more terrifying than anything he's ever imagined.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780440947974
ISBN-10: 0440947979
Format: Paperback
(178mm x 108mm x mm)
Pages: 190
Imprint: Bantam Doubleday Dell
Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
Publish Date: 15-Jan-1981
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Harry Mazer

Harry Mazer's The Last Mission is drawn closely from his experiences as a seventeen-year-old in the Army Air Corps. Like Jack, he was a Jewish boy from the Bronx full of fantasies about heroism, and like Jack, he became a waist gunner and never fired his guns. He remembers, "I was scared every time we flew....On our 26th mission we flew over Pilzen, Czechoslovakia, to bomb the Skoda Munitions Works. We missed our target, turned over the target again, and were hit. I saw Mike, who was our radio operator, frozen in the door of the radio room. He never made it out of the plane. Only three of us parachuted....No one in the plane lived." ( ALAN Review, Fall 1980) Harry Mazer is the editor of Twelve Shots: Outstanding Short Stories About Guns, where twelve authors explore the extreme emotions that guns provoke in all of us. Walter Dean Myers, Rita Williams-Garcia, Richard Peck and other well-known authors create a riveting collection of short fiction that explores the emotion-driven world of guns.

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