Second Lieutenant Tommy Hart, a navigator whose B-25 was shot out of the sky in 1942, is burdened with guilt as the only surviving member of his crew. Now he is just another POW at the fiercely guarded Stalag Luft 13 in Bavaria.
Then routine comes to a halt with the arrival of a new prisoner: First Lieutenant Lincoln Scott, an African American Tuskegee airman who instantly becomes the target of contempt from his fellow soldiers. When a prisoner is brutally murdered, and all the blood-soaked evidence points to Scott, Hart is tapped to defend the soldier. In a trial rife with racial tension and raw conflict, where the lines between ally and enemy blur, there are those with their own secret motives, and a burning passion for a rush to judgment, no matter what the cost.
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HART'S WARUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
A courtroom drama with an interesting spin on "change of venue," the venue here being a German POW camp. Lieutenant Tommy Hart, sole survivor of a downed B-25, is spending his war in Stalag Luft 13 ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ZoharLaor - LibraryThing
This book shows a lot of effort on the side of the author to capture the feel, sounds, and smells of an American POW camp during W.W.II. Even though the story is sometimes predictable, it is still a wonderful read. I enjoyed it, and for the last 100 pages could not put the book down. Read full review
THE BALL TO THE FENCE
THE FIRST HEARING
A PLACE THAT ACCOMMODATED MURDER
THE PROSECUTIONS LAST WITNESS
THE SECOND LIE
AN OFFICER AND A MAN OF HONOR
A SURPRISING ORDER
A NIGHT FOR SETTLING DEBTS
THE END OF THE TUNNEL
A FIELD DRESSING
THINGS THAT WERENT WHAT THEY SEEMED
ZERO EIGHT HUNDRED
THE FIRST LIE
A CHURCH NOT TOO FAR FROM LAKE MICHIGAN