A classic thriller from Jack Higgins, the undisputed master of adrenalin packed adventure and the bestselling author of 'The Eagle has Landed' It's 1963 and the eve of John F.Kennedy's historic visit to Berlin. Locked away inside the impregnable fortress of Schloss Neustadt, Father Sean Conlin, survivor of Dachau and lifelong champion of human freedom is fighting to deny his jailers their ultimate goal. On this momentus day, when the whole world is watching they must make him admit to being a CIA hireling. But the West is determined to save him, and gambling with their lives a small band of men begin a daring rescue mission that could change the course of history.
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Unprecedented security surrounds President Kennedy's historic visit to Berlin in 1963, the latest propaganda salvo in the Cold War between East and West. But now the East German masters plan a devastating counterstrike... A concentration camp survivor held at gunpoint in the impregnable fortress of Schloss Neustadt. Forced to publicly betray the West. As the countdown approaches zero, the hand-picked rescue team storms the border. Prepared to kill or be killed for freedom... "A thriller writer in a class of his own." - Financial Times "Jack Higgins is undoubtedly a master craftsman." - Sunday TelegraphProduct Description:
May, 1963...As President John F. Kennedy prepares to make his historic visit to West Berlin, a covert group of ruthless killers prepares to strike. And only one man can stop them: Father Sean Conlin, hero of the West German resistance.
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Book Description Holt Rinehart and Winston, 1979. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0030461715
Book Description Holt Rinehart and Winston, 1979. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0030461715
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