It's 1942. A Marine aviator, an Army paratrooper and demolitions expert, and a non-com radio man are on an impossible mission for the OSS - sabotaging the resupply of German ships and submarines - by any means necessary! First Lieutenant Cletus Frade is fresh from Guadalcanal. He teams up with Second Lieutenant Anthony Pelosi and Sergeant David Ettinger for the most critical OSS operation of the war. Under the direction of the mysterious Colonel Loman, they venture into a simmering stew of German and Allied agents, collaborators, and government security thugs, of men and women hiding their pasts and plotting their futures - all in supposedly neutral city of Buenos Aires.
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W. E. B. Griffin is also the author of the bestselling Corps, Brotherhood of War, Badge of Honor, Men at War, and Honor Bound series. He has been invested into the orders of St. George of the U.S. Armor Association and St. Andrew of the U.S. Army Aviation Association, and is a life member of the U.S. Special Operations Association; Gaston-Lee Post 5660, Veterans of Foreign Wars; China Post #1 in Exile of the American Legion; and the Police Chiefs Association of Southeast Pennsylvania, South New Jersey, and Delaware. He is an honorary life member of the U.S. Army Otter & Caribou Association, the U.S. Army Special Forces Association, the U.S. Marine Corps Raider Association, and the USMC Combat Correspondents Association.From AudioFile:
The setting of Griffin's latest series about men at war is a new perspective on the WWII years: the OSS in neutral Argentina. Hill does a wonderful job with the international cast of characters, offering splendid Texan, German and Spanish dialects. He presents each with clear distinction while appropriately adding a sigh here, a sniff there, and other audio touches to amplify readers' overall enjoyment of this fine work. An echo effect, that distinguishes thoughts from dialogue, works very well, although using the technique for phone conversations is less successful. Overall, Griffin's marvelous story is significantly enriched by Hill's superb reading. T.J.M. (c)AudioFile, Portland, Maine
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