In 1939, Europe stands on the brink of war, and Germany is desperate to find new sources of gold and platinum to fuel its war machine. When a cache of iridium, a platinum metal used in the production of the Spitfire fighter plane, is discovered in the Venezuelan Andes, Adolf Hitler personally authorizes a mission, codenamed Aguila Negra, to recover the ore and ship it back to Germany. Carburetors built with the Andean iridium would boost the Messerschmitt's velocity, giving the Germans a decided technological advantage in the battle for air supremacy. To carry out the top-secret operation, Hitler sends a submarine force along with a small band of elite paratroopers. They successfully extract the precious metal and proceed to make a run for the Caribbean coast. Only Jack Ford, an American archaeologist working for U.S. military intelligence, stands in the way of a Nazi victory. Uncertain who to trust and which way to turn, Jack decides to take the future into his own hands and with it, perhaps, the future of the entire war.PART III The Exfiltration Despite all his efforts jack Ford made minor gains against the German invasion force but failed to stop the transfer ofgold and platinum to the ... If only they can escape the coast and elude the British, they might have a chance to make it home to Germany. ... Sixteen Radio Contact 31 August, 1939.
|Title||:||The Golden Till|
|Publisher||:||iUniverse - 2010-08|