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A Higher Call

An Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War-Torn Skies of World War II

The book recounts the extraordinary encounter between a German Luftwaffe ace, Franz Stigler, and an American B-17 pilot, Charlie Brown, during a WWII aerial battle. Highlighting the acts of humanity and honor, it details how Stigler chose to spare the lives of his enemies rather than secure another kill, forging a bond between the two men that would surface many years later.

Key points:

1. Chivalry in War: The book highlights chivalry in war through the story of German pilot Franz Stigler, who saved an American bomber instead of attacking it.

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