Our hero is an experienced test pilot at the start of World War I. As soon as the US enters the war, he joins the US Army and goes to flight training. After flight training, he is assigned to an air base in France. Then he has to meet the German fighter pilots daily in dogfights over Germany. He also escorts bombers on bombing missions. He also fights the Red Baron! He is shot down behind enemy lines, and traveling by night and sleeping by day makes it back to his own lines! This book is loaded with action! He also has a sweetheart in England who is eagerly awaiting the end of the war.