The war below : a novel

Underground soldier
Skrypuch, Marsha Forchuk, author

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  • Creator by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch
  • Format Books
  • Publication First American edition. New York : Scholastic Press, 2018. ©2014
  • Physical Details
    • 240 pages ; 22 cm
  • ISBNs 9781338233025, 1338233025, 9781338277630, 1338277634
  • OCLC on1002827645


  • Luka, a Ukrainian boy working in a slave labor camp, plays dead after an explosion at the factory and escapes, eventually joining a resistance group that opposes both the Nazis and the Soviets, and through the danger of the guerilla fighting he has two overriding goals--find out if his parents are still alive, and reunite with Lida, a girl who was a friend in the labor camp.


  • Originally published in 2014 by Scholastic Canada under title: Underground soldier.
  • Companion to: Making bombs for Hitler.
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