Immigrant Soldier, The Story of a Ritchie Boy, is a novel based on the true experiences of a refugee from Nazi Germany. It combines a coming-of-age story with an immigrant tale and a World War II adventure. On a cold November morning in 1938, 19 year old Herman watches in horror as his cousin is arrested. As a Jew, he realizes it is past time to flee Germany, a decision that catapults him from one adventure to another, his life chanced forever by the gathering storm of world events. Gradually, Herman evolves from a frustrated teenager, looking for a place to belong, into a confident US Army intelligence officer who struggles with hate and forgiveness.