A shocking insight into the brutalities faced by ordinary soldiers and the atrocities committed in the name of survival.
Dispassionately we stared at the bloody scene. It had become an everyday sight.
The 27th Penal Regiment care nothing for Hitler's war. They fight only to stay alive. But then they uncover the Soviet Army's biggest secret. A Russian commissar has hidden 30 million dollars of gold somewhere behind enemy lines.
In a madcap scheme, Porta brokers a deal with the commissar: free passage for the Russians in return for a share of the gold. To find it, Sven and his comrades must be prepared to lie, steal and go behind the lines of the deadly Russian army...
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by on September 28, 2016
- Orion Publishing Group, July 2010
Weidenfeld & Nicolson
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