His escape is only the beginning.
This book was previously published under the title Underground Soldier.
The Nazis took Luka from his home in Ukraine and forced him into a labour camp. Now, Luka has smuggled himself out — even thoughbut he has left behind his dearest friend, Lida. Someday, he vows, he’ll find her again.
But first, he must survive.
Racing through the mountains, Luka evades capture by both Nazis and Soviet agents. When he meets the underground Ukrainian Insurgent Army, he knows that is where he belongs: fighting Nazis and Soviets alike. But the desperate rescues and guerilla raids put Luka back in the line of fire. Can he persevere long enough to find Lida again, or to make it back home where his father must be waiting for him?
Inspired by true stories, this novel is a testament to the strength of the human spirit in the face of war.