Mark had never flown an airplane before the war, but now he was about to face the dreaded German Luftwaffe, the most experienced pilots in the world. Many of them were aces, having shot down over a hundred planes.
Mark had never said the words "I love you" before, but now he met the most beautiful girl he had ever seen, and found himself saying the words to her.
This is a story of a romantic fighter pilot and his exploits in the air in combat, as well as with the French Mademoiselles on the ground.
Based on actual happenings to the author, this novel is historical fiction, woven with a love story with a surprising twist.
James Vincent Powers is the author of several publications, one of which has been made into a movie in Germany. The American version was sold to the National Geographic Channel, and was first aired December 17, 2009 at 8:00 p.m. (EST).
Mr. Powers served as a fighter pilot in WWII, with 47 combat missions in Europe. He is also an engineer, and helped design the F-111 fighter plane. He has two children and one grandson, and lives an active life in California playing golf, bowling, tap dancing, and writing.