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Free read An Eagle in the Snow ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Þ The powerful new novel from the master storyteller inspired by the true story of one man who might have stopped World War II1940 The train is under attacks from German fighters In the darkness sheltering in a railway tunnel the stranger in the carriage with Barney R I who on the spur of the moment had done what he thought was the right thingIt turned out to have been the worst mistake he ever could have made – a mistake he must put right before it is too late. I definitely wasn't expecting it This book is full of surprises and makes you uestion a lot of things

Michael Morpurgo Ü 9 Free read

Ing in a railway tunnel the stranger in the carriage with Barney and his mother tells them a story to pass the timeAnd what a story The story of a young man a young soldier in the trenches of World Wa. An Eagle in the Snow is a historically based work of fiction about the life of a highly decorated World War I British soldier and his unbelievable opportunity to have changed the course of history Private Billy Byron who is based on the real life of Henry Tandey is an orphan who grows up and goes off to fight in Europe during World War I During his service he is injured three times yet continues to head back to the front lines and by the end of the war is one of the most decorated British soldiers in history In his final battle with the Germans he makes the decision to spare the life of a German soldier who ultimately turns out to be a young Adolf Hitler The Afterword of the book contains the true historical information so the reader can see where the author inserted unknown details and where he used what was factual A fascinating read for young readers and adults to think about how history might have been changed if Henry Tandey had made a different choice

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An Eagle in the SnowThe powerful new novel from the master storyteller inspired by the true story of one man who might have stopped World War II1940 The train is under attacks from German fighters In the darkness shelter. This is a based on a true story historical fiction book for middlegrades and up Barney and his mother are traveling on a train when it needs to hide in a tunnel to avoid bombing by the German planes overhead With them in their car is a stranger who proceeds to tell them an amazing story about Private Billy Byron This character is based upon a real soldier from WWI by the name of Private Henry Tandy The story he tells is of his friend Billy and all the wonderous and amazing things he did in the war that earned him several medals He also told of the German soldier Fritz as they were all called that he let go at the end of the war He did not want to kill one person Would his decision come back to haunt himThis was a relatively uick read and one that I didn't want to put down once I got past the first chapter The character of Billy was so well written it was as if you knew him This is a great story to read with children ages 10 and up The discussions you could have the predicting and alternate endings if things had been different are sure to elicit fantastic conversations and ideas A must read for history students learning about the World Wars The publisher generously provided me with a copy of this book via Netgalley