An American disappears as a victim of an alleged accident. A news blackout is imposed and the power of government prevents any inquiries or investigations into the incident.
The author served in the United States Marine Corps from 1942 to 1946 as a radio-radar technician and small arms specialist with Marine Air Group 11 in the Guadalcanal and Bougainville operations in the South Pacific. As an electronics engineer he was engaged for 30 years in weapon systems design and the developments of armaments missiles and support equipment during his employment primarily with Motorola and Martin Marietta. He authored many articles and was the Arkansas winner of the national "Philip Morris Magazine" Essay Competition on freedom of speech and the first amendment as published in the book "American Voices" in 1987.