WWII suspense. surprisingly good.
Not since the Eagle had Landed and The Day of the Hackal has there been a novel with the tension, excitement and sheer narrative power of KG 200 a novel that ujcovers one of the most extraordinary untoald dramas of WWII.
KG 200 was the best-hidden fighting force of the war. It was a top-secret squadron of the German Air Force, its individual units unknown even to one another and the squadron itself totally unknown to the rest of the German was machine. Even today, despite the authors' research in nine countries and iterviews with former military personnnel actively involved in KG 200, a clud of silence still hangs over the operation and its objectives. For this reason the story must be told as fiction, but all incidents in the novel actually did take place. \
the story begins when the pilot of a crashed Flying Fortress disappears without a trace. Allied Intelligence initiates a top-level investigation to solve the muyster. Assigned to the job are Squadron Leader John Croasdell, a holder of the Distingquished Flying Cross, and Lt Colonel Eugene Vandamme, his American counteropart, with experience in long distance flying and counter attack. Eventually they stumble upon a remote mountain lake in occupied Norway where they dicover KG200 and event that forces the Allied High Command into a coomplex counteraction involving England, the Soviet Union and nearly every country of occupied Europe in a final deperate battle in the sky.. Working against them are Major Rof Warnow, code anmed Telemachus, a man of extraordianry flying abillity and sheer daring and Hannah Walters, a vital link between London and KG 200, a tall, cool blonds working as a double agent in the British War Office