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Devils with Wings

(The first book in the Devils With Wings series)
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A military thriller based around the adventures of two young Fallschirmjager paratroopers during the early part of World War II. It is a fictionalised adventure based on the famous assault on the impregnable Belgian Fortress, Eben Emael. Tall, gangly Paul Brand is supported by his junior sergeant, Unterfeldwebel Max Grun, as he experiences his first action as a platoon commander in Poland, September 1939. The mutual respect between the two comrades grows as they experience the sights and smells of battle at close quarters Following their success in Poland, Paul, Max and the platoon are sent to a clandestine camp in the foothills of the Harz Mountains to train for a secret mission. Confined to camp for six months they undergo intensive training for their next mission - the subjugation of the Eben Emael Fortress. Two German secret weapons will assist them to complete their task; the first is the glider, used for the first time to deposit troops directly onto a target, and the second secret weapon is a new Hollow Charge Weapon, capable of blasting through steel or concrete. On completion of their training, nine gliders containing seventy two Fallschirmjager land on top of the fortress, before the troops move in to the depths of the tunnels to finish the job. Over one thousand Belgian troops fail to stop them. This exciting fictionalised retelling of the assault on Eben Emael is written by an author with experience in army intelligence.

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Paperback Editions

November 2012 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Devils with Wings
Author(s): Harvey Black
ISBN: 1-78132-068-3 / 978-1-78132-068-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: SilverWood Books
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September 2011 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Devils with Wings: The Green Devils Assault on Fort Eben Emael
Author(s): Harvey Black
ISBN: 1-84876-707-2 / 978-1-84876-707-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Matador
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Kindle Editions

November 2012 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Devils with Wings
Author(s): Harvey Black
Publisher: SilverWood Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

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