Ed Brodowski was killed in World War II before his son was born. Ed was just one of many from Utica, NY that went to war. He was trained at Camp Polk, Louisiana as a tank commander in the 8th Armored Division. In his own words, "As for heroism, well I don't think much of that. As all I do is my job." Experience the war with him through his letters along with chronological historical headlines of the wars events. War puts a strain on a marriage. His increasing and undying love for his wife unfolds through his letters sent home. It was agony for her to be away from him. The war was tearing them apart. Could they really be true to each other through the months ahead? This is a nonfiction love story that will touch your heart. The "wall of silence" that exists for many war orphans whose families don't want to revisit the pain had to be broken. A war orphan searches for inner healing from the pain of growing up without a father. The pain of not having a dad around to hug him and tell him, "You are my beloved son, in whom I am well pleased." The need to know everything about a father. The need to know if he is just like his dad. This is my book about "The Dad I Never Knew, A War Orphan's Search for Inner Healing."