The Second Objective e-book
by Mark Frost
Other books by mark frost. He was to raise a new brigade from throughout the German armed forces to take part in the invasion: two thousand men with one specialized ability in common.
Other books by mark frost. The Greatest Game Ever Played. None could know the true nature of their mission until the night before they embarked. They were to be sworn to a blood oath under pain of death, trained in secrecy, turned into an effective commando unit, and sent to fulfill an objective that would mean almost certain death. That wasn’t all. From within that brigade he was to select another group of men, no more than twenty of the most qualified he could find.
The Second Objective deals with events at WWII around the Battle of the Bulge, and the last ditch effort of the . I bought this book because I love the way Mark Frost writes.
This German effort apparently was based on fact. It did not work, but is scary because it really could have been pulled off, with devastating results. I also truly enjoy historical novels and this one did not disappoint.
His fictional works include The List of Seven, The Six Messiahs, and The Second Objective.
For other people named Mark Frost, see Mark Frost (disambiguation). His other books on golf are The Match: The Day the Game of Golf Changed Forever, about a 1956 match pitting pros Ben Hogan and Byron Nelson against amateurs Harvie Ward and Ken Venturi, and The Grand Slam, about the 1930 golf season of Bobby Jones. His fictional works include The List of Seven, The Six Messiahs, and The Second Objective. Born in New York City, Frost moved with his family to Los Angeles during his childhood.
Bestselling author Mark Frost makes a triumphant return to fiction with this riveting World War II thriller, based on. .
Bestselling author Mark Frost makes a triumphant return to fiction with this riveting World War II thriller, based on a shocking real-life German operation run by "the most dangerous man in Europe. Germany is losing, and the Americans are starting to hope they'll be home for Christmas. Filled with real characters and details only recently released by the United States military, The Second Objective is historical fiction at its most pulse-pounding, its most unpredictable, and its most compulsively readable.
Betty Grable, said Erich Von Leinsdorf. The young MP manning the heavily fortified checkpoint just outside the village gave a cursory glance at the three men in the jeep. Von Leinsdorf tapped Bernie Oster on the shoulder. He handed over a flawless forgery of an American military road pass, detailing their itinerary from Luxembourg City to Vielsalm. A smudged thumbprint obscured the ink around the day, date, and authorizing stamp.
A second soldier with no ID killed in two days. Wearing a captain’s bars. Five murders in two days. A killer with the nerve to cut open Mallory’s IV and pour that poison into him, then do the same to his own man on his way out before Mallory was even dead
A second soldier with no ID killed in two days. Soft hands, a wedding ring. A new pair of boots, taken off one of the dead GIs at the checkpoint. This was that second officer the MP spotted in the jeep at Elsenborn. A killer with the nerve to cut open Mallory’s IV and pour that poison into him, then do the same to his own man on his way out before Mallory was even dead. Grannit’s eye was drawn to a magnifier mounted on a stand attached to the autopsy table, and he remembered the photograph he’d found in the other man’s boot.
The Second Objective book. One of those tery type books that keeps you turning the pages
The Second Objective book. One of those tery type books that keeps you turning the pages. Mark Frost's writing style is simple and easy to get in to and for all those who are afraid of World war books, this is a great place to start.
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Fall 1944. Germany is losing, and the Americans are starting to hope theyll be home for Christmas. Lieutenant Colonel Otto Skorzeny, "Hitler's Commando," famed for his daring rescue of the imprisoned Mussolini, has just received orders for Operation Greif: He is to assemble a new brigade of 2,000 men, all of whom speak English, and send them behind Allied lines disguised as GIs, where they will wreak havoc in advance of a savage new offensive. And from those men, Skorzeny is to select a smaller group, made up of the twenty most highly skilled commandos fluent in American culture, to attempt an even more sinister mission -- the second objective -- which, if completed, not only would change the course of the war, but would change the course of history.
Filled with real characters and details only recently released by the United States military, The Second Objective is historical fiction at its most pulse-pounding, its most unpredictable, and its most compulsively readable.