Everything you need to understand or teach The Last Mission by Harry Mazer.
The Last Mission is a novel by the author Harry Mazer. This novel is about Jack Raab, a fifteen-year-old boy who lies about his age in order to enlist in the Army during World War II. Jack wants to represent his family in the fight against Hitler. However, Jack underestimates how difficult being away from home will be as well as the dangers of fighting a war, even from the air. Jack survives more than twenty bombing missions, only to lose his entire crew on the final run. The Last Mission is a story of the passions that send young men to war and the reality that changes everything.
Jack Raab is in Louisiana training on a B-17 with his new crew. Jack has been in the Air Corps for a few months, longer than he imagined he would be. Jack lied about his age to get in...
The Last Mission Lesson Plans contain 132 pages of teaching material, including: