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The War Mountains (Signet Military Novels)
The War Mountains - Signet Military Novels
Author: John Mannock
ISBN-13: 9780451217905
ISBN-10: 045121790X
Publication Date: 3/7/2006
Pages: 400
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Publisher: Signet
Book Type: Paperback
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In the mountain ranges of Yugoslavia the Partisans and the legendary Marshall Tito being routed.The forces doing the damage are deadly SS Division Handschar.This is an army unit of the Nazis made up of Muslims.Yugoslavia is close to being taken over by the Nazis. the Allied forces decide to launch a mission to stop the Handschar Division.For a historical note the leader behind the Muslim soldiers in the Handschar unit is the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem a Nazi collaborator during World War II.
England's Prime Minister Winston Churchill and OSS General Bill Donovan put together a plan to destroy a high altitude bridge that is a key link of the Handschar supply chain.A secret
mission called "Operation Handschar" is launched.Commandoes will parachute into Yugoslavis and link up with Tito's Partisans
and conduct the mission.The group of Commandoes is led by Major
Walter Merritt.He is joined by several Partisans as well as
Sylvia Kozo,Sergeant David Weiss, and Captain Duncan Throckmorton.On their journey to destroy the bridge they obtain
additional intelligence that reveals that the incoming train is carrying 48 King Tiger Tanks.This could spell the end for the Partisan forces in Yugoslavia.Destroying the bridge becomes
even a bigger priority.This book will leave you on the edge of your seat as you wonder if the mission is accomplished by the good guys.This is a must read book.