In April 1939 Commander Victor 'Pug' Henry and his wife Rhoda set sail for Europe where he is to take up his post as a Naval Attache at the U.S Embassy in Berlin. Aboard ship, they meet General Von Roon and Pamela Tudsbury, who is traveling with her journalist father. Their youngest son Byron is traveling around Europe while oldest son Warren is also in the Navy learning to become an aviator; daughter Madeleine is left on her own in New York and as soon as her parents leave, starts looking for a job. In Italy, Byron meets the lovely Nathalie Jastrow who is living with her uncle Aaron. At the end of August 1939 she decides to visit her boyfriend, Leslie Slote, at the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw and Byron decides to tag along. Written by
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The aircraft landing in Warsaw, summer 1939, carrying Natalie Jastrow and Bryan Henry is an Antonov AN-2 which was not produced until 1947 by the Soviet Union. See more
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