The Triple SoldierAnd My Mother
A tumultuous story with the invasion of Poland on 1st September 1939 by Nazi Germany; A Polish soldier, Franciszek endures the total humiliation of a paradox and bizarre situations being forced to fight for three different countries in three different uniforms, Polish, German and British in WWII. Being trapped in the war games beyond comprehension, his tormented, shattered mind is screaming and hanging on the verge of insanity. In the madness and absurdity of his fate in the war, wondering who the enemy is, becomes challenging to the very core of his soul. As the 'Cold War' engulfs Eastern Europe the twists of circumstance force him into espionage by the Russian KGB, which is his only way out of Stalinist Poland and escaping to freedom in the West. Meanwhile his wife, Maria endures the mental anguish and tragedy of a living hell surviving the unspeakable terrors of the war front beyond imagination. Being alone, the birth and loss of her son Walter, as well as the news of her husband 'missing in action' amid the insanity of a raging war, becomes a devastating nightmare of mega proportions. Both of them try to stay alive, relying on their undying love and commitment through the war years in a parallel ordeal of their own. They finally become part of the millions of Displaced Persons in post war Europe. Surviving the horrors of war, hoping to find each other, they both try to escape to 'freedom' in the West.