By Nick Cook
First released in nice Britain in 1990 by way of Pan Books Ltd
The Allies are advancing on Berlin within the loss of life days of the second one international struggle, however the Russians are plotting even more than the top of the 3rd Reich. Operation Archangel's goal is for Soviet troops to blast their means directly to the English Channel.
With faux Soviet tanks coated up close to the German border in Czechoslovakia, British secret agent pilots stumble throughout this problematic charade. Wing Commander Robert Fleming and Rhodesian expatriate Piet Kruze develop into front line within the attempt to defuse the Russian scheme. yet they have to first penetrate the center of the Nazi defences and scouse borrow the single weapon which may potentially wreck Archangel: the cream of the hot iteration of German jet fighter bombers.
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Once the central port of the city, the Vieux Port was now reserved for pleasure craft and the local fishing fleet. On the far side of the narrow harbor a line of pale yellow seventeenth- and eighteenth-century buildings rose in a solid wall. At the far end of the harbor was a narrow plaza where the daily fish market was staged, and rising away from it was la Canebière, a broad triumphant avenue that led up the steep hill the old city was built on, leading to the basilica on the summit. The only thing Holliday remembered about Marseille was that King Alexander Karageorgevich I of Serbia had been assassinated there in 1934, the first political murder ever caught on film.
Holliday asked, surprised. Peggy was a self-described serial monogamist, a committed bachelorette, or spinster, or whatever the hell the politically correct term for it was these days. It seemed out of character. “We were getting there,” said Rafi bleakly. ” “She got a call. Smithsonian magazine. They had an assignment for her. ” Holliday asked. He dumped the coarse ground coffee into the Bodum French press on the counter and poured in boiling water from the kettle. The cowboy coffee on the stove was for himself; the Bodum was for guests.
This isn’t some whacko story about religious conspiracies and whether or not Jesus had a sex life. ” Rafi shrugged. “Okay. ” “Money,” said Holliday firmly. ” “We followed the trail of the sword from my uncle Henry’s house all the way to that cave on Corvo in the Azores. Rodrigues showed Peggy and me a hundred thousand gold-cased scrolls from the Library at Alexandria and half a dozen ancient storehouses. A wealth of history, enough to keep scholars happy for a hundred years. Longer. ” “The treasure of the Templars,” agreed Rafi.
Angel, Archangel: The End of the Third Reich by Nick Cook