The Last Mission Characters

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Jack Raab

Jack Raab is a fifteen year old kid who has decided someone from his family should fight in the war against Hitler. Jack has watched his mother grieve over family members in Europe who have been arrested by Hitler's army for the crime of being Jewish. Jack has listened to the reports on the radio, seen the soldiers coming home in glory. When Jack's brother, Irving, is rejected from the Army because of a heart problem, Jack knows it is up to him to represent his family against Hitler. Jack takes Irving's birth certificate and joins the Army. Jack goes through basic training and is assigned to the Army Air Corps, training to become a waist gunner in a B-17.

During training, Jack is eager to get to Europe and join the fight. However, the long weeks away from home have left Jack homesick and the absence...

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