Michael (The main character) was a small child during Kristallnacht which was also called the night of broken glass. He didn't understand why the Jewish people were being killed and captured and wanted to help them. His parents kept him walking. This is when he first began to learn about sacrifice and doing things for the greater good
Projekt 1065 Plans
Michael is now older and Enrolled in the Hitler youth as a spy. He must act like he is loyal to Hitler and participate in different activities including burining books. He also saves a small boy named Frits from being beat up or killed by the other Hitler youth boys for not burning books.
Hitler Youth Initiation
Michel and the other Hitler youth are put on a mission to find a downed British airman. He leads the other boys away from the airman and then hides him in the barn. He and his parents came back that night to save him. His name was Simon. They took him back to their home were they hid him in a secret room.
The Science team
Michael and his family learned that Simon was flying over to take pictures of a special aircraft that the Germans were making. It was called Projekt 1065. Later, Fritz, who's dad worked on Projekt 1065 showed him the first page of the blueprints. He knew that since he had a photographic memory, he could memorize the pages and give them to the allies
The Hitler youth each had an intiation which they would decide whether they entered the SRD or the Junior gestapo. Michael had trained Fritz to box although they ended up fighting each other. Fritz helped Micheal pass his courage test. Both of them Made it into the SRD
In the SRD, Fritzs became more popular and was chosen for a special team he called the science team. Michael later figures out that It was made for the assasination of a Scientist working on the atomic bomb. He plans to get on the science team and stop the assasination.