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Best-selling alternate history master Robert Conroy returns to World War II, this time for a dangerous last stand of the ****** in the heart of the Alps.GERMANICA, ÜBER ALLES!Deep in the heart of Europe's Alps in the redoubt called Germanica, ****** propaganda master Josef Goebbels and a battalion of ****** zealots hold out against a frantic final Allied push to end World War II. With Churchill losing his election, De Gaulle consolidating his rule over a newly liberated France, and Stalin asserting his own nefarious land-grab in Eastern Germany, only America, led by its untried new president Harry Truman, remains to face the toughest of ****** warriors as they hunker down for a bitter fight to the last man.Goebbels knows that if he can hold out just a bit longer, the war weary of the Western nations will back away from unconditional surrender for Germany, and he and his zealots can remain in power never to answer for their war crimes, and able to prepare for the moment when their hateful ****** ideology is ready once again to rise from its alpine grave and strike at the heart of humanity!But there are Americans and a few stalwart Europeans just as determined to put a final stake in the ****** heart. It is now up to heroes in the making such as newly minted O.S.S. operative Ernie Janek, commando Captain Scott Tanner, and formerly enslaved Czech "Jew" Lena Bobek, to bring down the dark ****** menace growing like a cancer in the mountainous heart of the continent.About Robert Conroy's Rising Sun:“Conroy extrapolates a new and militarily plausible direction for WWII . . . A thrilling adventure.”—BooklistAbout Robert Conroy’s ******’s War:“[Conroy] adds a personal touch to alternate history by describing events through the eyes of fictional characters serving on the front lines. VERDICT: Historical accuracy in the midst of creative speculation makes this piece of alternate history believable.”–Library JournalAbout Red Inferno: 1945“An ensemble cast of fictional characters. . . and historical figures powers the meticulously researched story line with diverse accounts of the horrors of war, making this an appealing read for fans of history and alternate history alike.”—Publishers Weekly“[E]ngrossing and grimly plausible. . .the suspense holds up literally to the last page.”—BooklistAbout 1945:“ moving and thought-provoking. . .”—Publishers Weekly“Realistic. . .”—BooklistAbout 1942:“. . .fans of Tom Clancy and Agent Jack Bauer should find a lot to like here.”—Publishers Weekly“A significant writer of alternate history turns here to the popular topic of Pearl Harbor, producing. . . this rou
Number of Pages: 343
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Science Fiction + Fantasy
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Publisher: Pocket Books
Author: Robert Conroy
Street Date: September 1, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 247-46-2810
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