By Nick Cook
First released in nice Britain in 1990 by means of Pan Books Ltd
The Allies are advancing on Berlin within the loss of life days of the second one international struggle, however the Russians are plotting even more than the tip of the 3rd Reich. Operation Archangel's objective is for Soviet troops to blast their manner directly to the English Channel.
With pretend Soviet tanks coated up close to the German border in Czechoslovakia, British secret agent pilots stumble throughout this complicated charade. Wing Commander Robert Fleming and Rhodesian expatriate Piet Kruze turn into front line within the attempt to defuse the Russian scheme. yet they need to first penetrate the guts of the Nazi defences and thieve the only weapon which can potentially ruin Archangel: the cream of the hot new release of German jet fighter bombers.
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Angel, Archangel: The End of the Third Reich by Nick Cook