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Military simulations occur every day without any worry or danger, right? Well, not exactly. In order to test the U.S. Special Operations Command's ability to respond swiftly and efficiently, the computer genius Meng created a simulated strike against China--"Dragon Sim 13." Meng's plan changes after the atrocious slaughter of democratic protestors in Tiananmen Square. He seeks to bring China to its knees, forcing the prevalence of democracy and launching a massive U.S. attack on the People's Republic. Now, Dave Riley, Dragon mission leader, must implement Meng's fiendish plan. Dave anf the Green Berets must infiltrate Chinese borders and execute mission "Dragon" without being detected. Can the team execute the difficult maneuver or will they be at the mercy of the unmerciful Chinese. . .
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Bob Mayer is a New York Times bestselling author, a graduate of West Point, a former Green Beret (including commanding an A-Team), and the feeder of two yellow Labs, most famously Cool Gus. He’s had over seventy books published, including the #1 bestselling series Area 51, Atlantis, and the Green Berets. Born in the Bronx and having traveled the world (usually not the tourist spots), he now lives peacefully with his wife and his Labs. His web site is www.bobmayer.comFrom Kirkus Reviews:
A realistic, computer-driven, military-training exercise becomes a harrowing real-life foray into China for a Special Forces team stationed in Korea. West Point graduate and Special Forces veteran Mayer (Eyes of the Hammer, 1991) knows his guerrilla business. In the summer of l989, as the democracy movement briefly flowers in China, a victim of Mao's Cultural Revolution watches events from Ft. Meade, Maryland, and fears the worst. Dr. Meng's rise as one of China's young computer geniuses in the mid-60's ended in ``re-education'' and flight to the West. Now, sure that he has seen the televised death of his son in Tiananmen Square, Meng- -the mastermind of the Pentagon's most sophisticated computer war games--revenges himself and his family on his old masters. Taking an ongoing training exercise beyond its planned limits, Meng uses his electronic authority to send a Special Forces team over the Korean border to blow up a critical section of a major oil pipeline. Unaware that their mission is private and unauthorized, Captain Mitchell and Sergeant Riley commit their formidable planning skills and their teammates to a risky operation that, with the unwilling help of the Navy, takes them well into Manchuria. The pipeline falls, but no one has planned for a midnight attack by Chinese bears. Neither has anyone planned what to do when your own military masters, unaware that you've flown into the heart of enemy territory, are therefore completely unprepared to help you out. Fascinating, imaginative, and nerve-racking. Mayer's tough, businesslike soldiers again include a tough, businesslike female. -- Copyright ©1992, Kirkus Associates, LP. All rights reserved.
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