Floodgate Author:Alistair MacLean Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport has disappeared. What once was an airfield now is a vast lake in which drowned aircraft bob and tip like abandoned toys. — Holland is menaced by a new brand of terrorism. A mysterious extremist group, identified only as the F.F.F., threatens to blow up the country's dykes and flood its major sectors unless the Dutch c... more »an "persuade" British troops to take an inconceivable action.
The terrorists have chosen their target with care. Amsterdam is a major city for gunrunning. And Holland, as its stunned governmnet discovers, is particularly vulnerable to sabotage.
A nation's fear escalates wildly with each new F.F.F. hit. The fate of Holland depends on the wit and daring of three undercover agents who have infiltrated terroist headquarters. At a second's notice, they must execute a scheme to thwart the F.F.F.'s master plan. Mistakes are guaranteed to be deadly. But if Haringvliet dam, the floodgate of Holland, falls in to the wrong hands, the consequences will be catastrophic.« less