- Title: Harry’s War
- Authors: Ed Benjamin
- Genre: Action, Adventure, War, Military
- Length: 61 pages
- Publisher: BookBaby
- Publication Date: January 24, 2012
Harry’s War – Synopsis
Harry’s War is the story of a warrior – a warrior victorious in battle but dealing with life in peace! It tells how a man wins a great victory in combat, and then loses life as he knows it as a result.
For Harry, being a fighter pilot and flying the F-15C fighter plane on Combat Air Patrol over the Iraq-Iran border was the epitome of success. After his wing man is shot down, he finds he must test his abilities and training when faced with overwhelming odds yet decides to engage his enemies in air-to-air combat against overwhelming odds.
As Harry figures out how to deal with incoming state-of-the-art Su-27 Iranian fighters; any have described this story as the best description of air-to-air combat they have read. Many have commented this book places them in the cockpit of a United States fighter jet in air combat; this is essentially the story of the air battle to end all battles and the human consequences of that battle.
In the aftermath, Harry discovers he must dig deep to learn how to fight and survive in the battlegrounds of life. . . Will he?
In this story, Harry faces the most difficult demons of his life. It is a personal war with demons from a deep past haunting him and some nice newly minted demons resulting from the glory of survival.
This story provides a short description of a warrior’s fall, poses questions and delivers a great moral story.
About the Author
Ed Benjamin and his family live in the “Front Porch to the Texas Hill Country,” near San Antonio, Texas. After retiring from the Air Force in 1990, Ed serves as a consultant to industry and small business helping them to obtain business with international, federal, state and local governments. He is a recognized expert in the art and science of preparing proposals which help win government contracts.
He has published several books and stories.
His book, “Cash In on the Obama $3 Trillion Spending Plan!: How to make large amounts of money by conducting business with or receiving grants from federal, state, and local governments” continues to help small businesses understand the process of dealing with federal, state, and local governments.
His fiction story, “Harry’s War“, is an Amazon best-seller. Harry Miles is victorious in a deadly air-to-air battle, but will the aftermath defeat him?
He has also published a story. “Melanie: A Tale of Wonder,” an alternative history fiction tale making the reader re-think a memorable event in the 1970s.
His story, “Mar,” traces an Iranian fighter pilot through air battles with Indian Air Force airplanes and provides a glimpse into his future activities.
Ed’s fiction strives to show the reader the “light beyond the horizon” and his stories sometimes display his unusual sense of humor.