By Len Sandler

As Nazi Swastikas blight the panorama of so much of Europe in the course of global battle II, Simone de Cruzel, a defiant 19-year-old socialite dwelling at the French Riviera and daughter of a Provincial court docket pass judgement on, is a secret agent for the British with the code identify of "SISTER." even as, she takes to the streets with a rifle in hand as a member the French Resistance, scuffling with opposed to her country's occupiers. After many profitable missions, her identification is compromised. Captured and imprisoned in a phone so small she can't totally rise up, Simone is compelled to subsist on insects and worms from the ground in addition to an occasional cup of broth, frequently full of lice. She awakens each morning for months looking forward to her identify to be introduced at each one “5 a.m. dying Call.”

Meanwhile, a brash American from Iowa and son of a preacher, George Stalnaker graduates from West aspect and earns his wings. After speedy emerging to the rank of Lt. Colonel and finishing 35 strive against missions, he's given the serious task of destroying the final ultimate bridge the Germans may use to augment their troops at Normandy. His B-26 bomber is hit via enemy hearth and loses its correct engine. With the left engine broken and the airplane speedily wasting altitude, the venture is effectively accomplished sooner than the workforce is pressured to bail out. There are not any signs at the map that they've by accident selected the worst attainable parachute objective - Gestapo HQ. The plane banks sharply, stalls, spins uncontrolled, and explodes upon influence with the floor. A courageous French boy races his bicycle to the positioning the place he sees George’s parachute come down, hoping to arrive him earlier than the Germans.

George and Simone could be humans born worlds aside yet they're alike in a single vital approach – heroism is of their DNA. this can be the epic actual tale of the way this impressive couple manages to outlive, meet, and fall in love.

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