Cry for Freedom unveils a shattered dream that rises like a phoenix. Author Pool, describes one family's immense despair and the struggle to survive life-threatening circumstances in the Second World War, from 1939-1945. This action filled wartime saga enables readers of all ages to gain a sense of history and the sacrifices that were made to grant following generations a chance to live in freedom. A treasured reality paid for with the lives of an estimated 55 million civilian and military personnel in WWII. About the Author: Gertie Pool is a freelance writer. Her novel Cry for Freedom is based on true facts from her family's unusual wartime experiences. Pool depicts her own story in the character of Jodi. She lends humorous account to the family's surprising adventures with an unfamiliar culture, when they decide to immigrate to a foreign land. Gertie and her husband John have three children, fifteen grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. They all live in British Columbia, Canada.