An unfortunate ailment aids Kauffman in battle, but his celebration is short lived, as the unit is running low on airworthy planes and pilots alike. Kauffman has seen more action than he ever dreamed, but still can’t reconcile his fantasies with the horrors around him. There’s no glory on the battlefield, no chivalry in the air and no end in sight for this war. Can Kauffman make it through alive? And if so, what will he sacrifice for the sake of survival?