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  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin
  • Release : 03 May 2016
  • ISBN : 0544368053
  • Page : 384 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 24 voters

The Winter Fortress Book Summary/Review:

From the internationally acclaimed, best-selling author of "Hunting Eichmann"and "The Perfect Mile, "a World War II spy adventure set in Norway that draws on firsthand interviews and memoirs of the saboteurs"

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The Winter Fortress

The Winter Fortress
  • Author : Neal Bascomb
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin
  • Release Date : 2016-05-03
  • ISBN : 0544368053
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From the internationally acclaimed, best-selling author of "Hunting Eichmann"and "The Perfect Mile, "a World War II spy adventure set in Norway that draws on firsthand interviews and memoirs of the saboteurs"

The Winter Fortress

The Winter Fortress
  • Author : Neal Bascomb
  • Publisher : Head of Zeus
  • Release Date : 2016-05-05
  • ISBN : 9781784977030
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It's 1942 and the Nazis are racing to build an atomic bomb. They have the physicists, but they don't have enough 'heavy water' – essential for their nuclear designs. For two years, the Nazis have occupied Norway, and with it the Vemork hydroelectric plant, the world's sole supplier of heavy water. Under threat of death, its engineers push production into overtime. For the Allies, Vemork must be destroyed. But how could they reach the plant, high in a mountainous valley? The answer

Summary of Neal Bascomb's The Winter Fortress

Summary of Neal Bascomb's The Winter Fortress
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  • Publisher : Everest Media LLC
  • Release Date : 2022-06-09T22:59:00Z
  • ISBN : 9798822529403
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Please note: This is a companion version & not the original book. Sample Book Insights: #1 In 1940, the French spy Jacques Allier was sent to bring back heavy water from Norway, which the Germans were also interested in. He needed to secure the stock before the Germans did. #2 Allier traveled to Amsterdam, where he met with three French intelligence agents. He gave them the letter of credit and authority to recruit any French agents needed in smuggling out the heavy water. #3 The

The Escape Artists

The Escape Artists
  • Author : Neal Bascomb
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2018-09-18
  • ISBN : 9780544936904
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This “fast-paced account” of WWI airmen who escaped Germany’s most notorious POW camp is “expertly narrated” by the New York Times bestselling author (Kirkus, starred review). During World War I, Allied soldiers might avoid death only to find themselves in the abominable conditions of Germany’s many prison camps. The most infamous was Holzminden, a land-locked Alcatraz that housed the most escape-prone officers. Its commandant was a boorish tyrant named Karl Niemeyer, who swore that none should ever leave.

Sabotage: The Mission to Destroy Hitler's Atomic Bomb (Scholastic Focus)

Sabotage: The Mission to Destroy Hitler's Atomic Bomb (Scholastic Focus)
  • Author : Neal Bascomb
  • Publisher : Scholastic Focus
  • Release Date : 2021-09-21
  • ISBN : 0545732441
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A stunning adventure involving Nazis, nukes, fighting, failure, and everyday heroes, from the author of the award-winning The Nazi Hunters. Neal Bascomb delivers another nail-biting work of nonfiction for young adults in this incredible true story of spies and survival. The invasion begins at night, with German cruisers slipping into harbor, and soon the Nazis occupy all of Norway. They station soldiers throughout the country. They institute martial rule. And at Vemork, an industrial fortress high above a dizzying gorge,

Faster

Faster
  • Author : Neal Bascomb
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2020-03-17
  • ISBN : 9781328489838
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Winner of the Motor Press Guild Best Book of the Year Award & Dean Batchelor Award for Excellence in Automotive Journalism For fans of The Boys in the Boat and In the Garden of Beasts, a pulse-pounding tale of triumph by an improbable team of upstarts over Hitler’s fearsome Silver Arrows during the golden age of auto racing As Nazi Germany launched its campaign of racial terror and pushed the world toward war, three unlikely heroes—a driver banned from

Red Mutiny

Red Mutiny
  • Author : Neal Bascomb
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2008-05-06
  • ISBN : 9780547348452
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In 1905 more than seven hundred Russian sailors mutinied against their officers aboard the battleship Potemkin, one of the most powerful battleships in the world. Led by the charismatic firebrand Matyushenko, they risked their lives to take control of their ship and fly the red flag of revolution. What followed was a violent port-to-port chase that spanned eleven harrowing days and came to symbolize the Russian Revolution itself. This pulse-pounding story alternates between the opulent court of Nicholas II and the

Red Mutiny

Red Mutiny
  • Author : Neal Bascomb
  • Publisher : 11th Street Productions
  • Release Date : 2021-03-31
  • ISBN : 1736748602
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The true story of the deadliest naval mutiny in history. For readers of Tom Clancy's Hunt for Red October and Nathaniel Philbrick's In the Heart of the Sea, Neal Bascomb's gripping adventure at sea is the story of courage, the power of ideas, and the fragile nature of alliance.In 1905, after being served rancid meat, more than seven hundred Russian sailors mutinied against their officers aboard what was then one of the most powerful battleships in the world. Theirs was

Hunting Eichmann

Hunting Eichmann
  • Author : Neal Bascomb
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2010-04-20
  • ISBN : 9780547347547
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New York Times best-selling author Neal Bascomb's Hunting Eichmann is the first complete narrative of the pursuit and capture of SS Nazi officer and Holocaust architect Adolf Eichmann. "A fantastic true spy story."—Associated Press When the Allies stormed Berlin in the last days of the Third Reich, Adolf Eichmann shed his SS uniform and vanished. Following his escape from two American POW camps, his retreat into the mountains and out of Europe, and his path to an anonymous life

The Perfect Mile

The Perfect Mile
  • Author : Neal Bascomb
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2005-04-06
  • ISBN : 9780547525068
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In The Perfect Mile, Neal Bascomb, the New York Times bestselling author of Faster, presenst the riveting, true story of the three world-class athletes who individually became the first runners to break the four-minute mile. There was a time when running the mile in four minutes was believed to be beyond the limits of human foot speed, and in all of sport it was the elusive holy grail. In 1952, after suffering defeat at the Helsinki Olympics, three world-class runners each

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Studies Intelligence
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Government Printing Office
  • Release Date : 2022-11-29
  • ISBN : 0987654321XXX
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The Race of the Century: The Battle to Break the Four-Minute Mile (Scholastic Focus)

The Race of the Century: The Battle to Break the Four-Minute Mile (Scholastic Focus)
  • Author : Neal Bascomb
  • Publisher : Scholastic Focus
  • Release Date : 2022-03
  • ISBN : 1338628461
GET THIS BOOKThe Race of the Century: The Battle to Break the Four-Minute Mile (Scholastic Focus)

Highly acclaimed author Neal Bascomb brings his peerless research and fast-paced narrative style to a young adult adaptation of one of his most successful adult books of all time, The Perfect Mile, an inspiring and moving story of three men racing to achieve the impossible -- the perfect four-minute mile. There was a time when running the mile in four minutes was believed to be beyond the limits of human foot speed. In 1952, after suffering defeat at the Helsinki Olympics,

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  • Author : Neal Bascomb
  • Publisher : Scholastic Focus
  • Release Date : 2020
  • ISBN : 1338277413
GET THIS BOOKThe Racers: How an Outcast Driver, an American Heiress, and a Legendary Car Challenged Hitler's Best (Scholastic Focus)

The heart-pounding story of an unlikely band of ragtags who took on Hitler's Grand Prix driver. In the years before World War II, Adolf Hitler wanted to prove the greatness of the Third Reich in everything from track and field to motorsports. The Nazis poured money into the development of new race cars, and Mercedes-Benz came out with a stable of supercharged automobiles called Silver Arrows. Their drivers dominated the sensational world of European Grand Prix racing and saluted Hitler

The Readers' Advisory Guide to Genre Fiction, Third Edition

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  • Author : Neal Wyatt,Joyce G. Saricks
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2019-07-03
  • ISBN : 9780838917817
GET THIS BOOKThe Readers' Advisory Guide to Genre Fiction, Third Edition

Everyone’s favorite guide to fiction that’s thrilling, mysterious, suspenseful, thought-provoking, romantic, and just plain fun is back—and better than ever in this completely revamped and revised edition. A must for every readers’ advisory desk, this resource is also a useful tool for collection development librarians and students in LIS programs. Inside, RA experts Wyatt and Saricks cover genres such as Psychological Suspense, Horror, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Romance, Mystery, Literary and Historical Fiction, and introduce the concepts of

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  • Author : Manda Scott
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2010-06-30
  • ISBN : 9781407093673
GET THIS BOOKBoudica:Dreaming The Serpent Spear

From THE SUNDAY TIMES bestselling author Manda Scott, this is the final, heart-rending instalment of the magnificent retelling of the life of Britain's great warrior queen. "Fast-moving action, spine-tingling battles. Wonderful" -- KATE MOSSE "The tragic warrior queen, Boudica, is brilliantly realised. Her battles against Rome - the superpower of its day - are both heart-rending and magnificent" -- DAVID GEMMEL "I can't find a word to describe these books they are just completely.....amazing" -- ***** Reader review "Amazing writing,