Written by James E. Brooks, carefully introduces youth to the reason WWII happened from the eyes of a teenager who lived it.
"There we were, many of us just 18 years old, laying in the dark, hiding our tears, trying to be brave, scared to death of what could ultimately happen to us, our families, and our world."
James E. Brooks served in the Navy during World War II in the early 1940's. This book is written from his perspective as an 18 year old young man. He recounts his experiences in an easy to understand format making it a perfect introduction to the events of World War II for children and teens. People of all ages will find his memories endearing and engaging.