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Summary of the Book 'A Yankee Flier Over Berlin':
Avery Corman (born November 28 1935 in the Bronx New York) is an American novelist. He is the author of the novel Kramer vs. Kramer (1977) which created a sea change in attitudes toward child custody with the public and in the courts in the United States and internationally. Robert Benton wrote the screenplay and directed the movie of the same name Kramer vs. Kramer (1979) starring Dustin Hoffman and Meryl Streep. It won 5 Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Adapted Screen Play.
Excerpts from the Book 'A Yankee Flier Over Berlin':
... slowly. Several times they dived into the fields along the road to avoid patrols moving swiftly along the lane on motorcycles. Once they almost ... ... was convinced Colonel Glotz had been merely showing off. Stan felt certain Glotz would have to wait for orders from his superiors before he did anything. ... ... enough to take care of my business and my own comforts, he said dryly. Then he smiled. But sit down. We will see what we have for luncheon. ... ... I can't understand you Germans. There was a lot of fuss in planning to let us escape. Now you are putting on a big show for me. You could get results ... ... trap would be sprung on him. He had to figure that one out fast. Swen showed up and hung around watching along with the other mechanics. He grinned ... ... have a personal score to settle with a Nazi who is passing himself off as a pal of mine. Better get in touch with the big boys first, the commander ... ... Well, you are an escaped pilot. That's the way they have been coming in. They are always able to slip through because they know all about ... ... can be done about it, he said as he turned away. The colonel walked out of the high-ceilinged room which was buried under thirty feet of steel ... ... hottest spot in a bomber formation. Stan eased over a bit and shook O'Malley off his wing. Sim was waggling his wings, ordering the boys to spread ... ... open fire lounging in easy chairs. Allison moved out of a huddle and crossed the room. Welcome, you wallflowers, he said with a big smile. ... ... not want to go into a gabfest. Stan and O'Malley turned in. They had learned to get as much sleep as possible. The two replacements kept the ... ... so that they could get rid of them as soon as possible. Their first action came near the coast. A flight of Focke-Wulf 190's broke out of ... ... strong hands caught hold of Stan. Up you come, me hearty, a seaman shouted. Stan was so chilled he had to hang on to the arm of the sailor ... ... he entered the colonel's office. O'Malley scowled up at him. Did you bop him one? he asked. The colonel was seated at his desk. He looked ... ... up. Most of them waved to the ship with the United States insignia. They were Dutch farmers. The three ships hedge-hopped on over the low ... ... in the operations room looking at a big map. Colonel Holt stood before the map with his staff. The men leaned forward eagerly. For several days they ... ... escape. Stan stared at him. He was not sure Sim was not still insane. O'Malley said eagerly, Spill it. Escape is what I'm lookin' for. ... ... he exposed the microphone in the wall. Hans rolled his eyes and clicked his heels. Heil Hitler! he almost shouted. Tomorrow you will get out ... ... Underground in Germany? Stan asked in surprise. They told me it was well established and doing a big business. People are paying well ... ... and dungarees. The clothing was coarse, but it was clean. The German gathered up their uniforms. These I burn, he said and left with them. ...