A secret weapon ... a secret movement ... a secret policy.... He hoped in one ... avoided the other ... and dreaded the last.
It is late 1943. Germany is losing the war, they are about to unleash their V-weapons, a plot is afoot to overthrow Hitler, and disturbing reports emerge of Nazi atrocities.
Luftwaffe Corporal Erich Neuenhoff is assigned to the fastest – and most dangerous – aircraft of the war, the Me-163 rocket fighter. Portents, dangers and intrigues imperil his loyalties, friendships, and hopes for love – and confront him with unspeakable events of vast proportions.
The weaponry descriptions in this story are factual, and most of the combat accounts actually occurred. Many of the characters are real and noted by their actual names.
Of the fictional characters, their encounters were undoubtedly experienced by countless men and women . . . who are real.
This is the first of several novels by R. E. Lencke, chronicling a soldier’s dilemmas as the war’s outcomes close in on him, his family, and the nation of Germany.
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R. E. Lencke (pen name, acquired from his ancestors of present-day Poland; his given name is Linski) has had an avid interest in World War 2 since childhood, growing up with siblings and friends who shared that same interest. The Flight Leader is the first of several novels being undertaken. He resides in northern California with his wife, nearby children, and grandchildren.
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