The Detroit Kid in the Forgotten War by John Robert McCauley
This story captures the forgotten conflict of World War II. The book sets during the Great Depression about eight years prior to World War II. The first section of “The Detroit Kid” is the story of young John trying to find his way during the depression while reaching for dreams and in the process learning the ways of men. This novel explores such issues as guilt, the acquisition of wisdom, heroism and the life journey of at home drama, competition, heartbreak and triumph. The later part of the story recounts deeply inspiring true life-changing experiences, one more awesome and deeply inspiring than the next, in the Army Air Corps.
Genre: Historical Fiction, Memoirs