If war makes monsters of men, what will it do to a monster? Set in the dangerous early years of the Allied bombing campaign against Germany, Hawser brings the harrowing experiences of WWII aerial combat to thrilling life. Vividly detailed, supremely accurate, gorgeously written. Hawser packs a wallop no reader will ever forget.The canvas tarps cover the ponderous shapes on cars, tied at the corners with heavy jute rope. ... cars. These carry tanks, battleworn Panzer IIs with many dents and dings from heavy service. I show him how to place the charges face down over the engine compartment. ... He works feverishly, his face white in the dim light, a slash of dark hair falling over his black eyes. ... I have my pistol out in my shaking hand as he walks back toward Aleksy, passing meaI guess that the muzzle flashanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Grapnel Books - 2014-11-05|