In December 1941, in response to Japan attacking Pearl Harbor, the U.S. declared war. Consequently the other Axis powers, Germany and Italy declared war on America. By 1942 a draft was instituted. Eugene Winn, 23, knew he was going to be drafted into the Army. Instead, Gene enlisted in the Army Air Corps. He served in the European Theatre until his plane went down in 1944 and he and his crew were held prisoners by the Germans. Insightful look back at one airman during WWII that brings to life through his letters, his family's correspondence, official memos, and other related documents, the life of an airman and the impacts on his loved ones during 1942-1945.