He stared up at the steely-blue gaze of the man in the portrait hanging above them.
He hadn’t been told exactly why the Führer wanted to see him – though it would be about the mission, of course. Top secret; the orders for it had come from the man himself. A flush of pride swept through him. It was a supreme honour to have been chosen to lead it and he would make a success of it – or die in the attempt.
He glanced at the fair-haired young private sitting next to him. He was dressed in the uniform of the regular army, not SS. A pale-cheeked bookish type who looked like he’d be more at home in a library than on the battlefield; probably waiting to deliver a message when the secretary came back.
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An exciting and thought-provoking World War II adventure from the author of Black Powder, winner of the Historical Association's Young Quills Award.
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