By Derek Robinson
1943. British Intelligence has eventually acquired to grips with the Eldorado community, Germany's so much winning undercover agent ring. It seems to be one guy in a small room in Lisbon, inventing phony (but convincing) reviews. for 2 years he pulled the wool over German Intelligence's eyes, and made a killing..
The British quickly locate that Eldorado's a true handful. they convey him to England, to allow them to deal with his dispatches, and detect that residing with a genius could be a headache. Eldorado swiftly creates a staff of best sub-agents round him. None of them exists. yet power--even imaginary power--is intoxicating, and he starts to regard his pretend sub-agents as though actual. significant hassle ahead.
Artillery of Lies is the hair-raising sequel to The Eldorado community, all of the extra humorous for being soundly in line with the real tale of a true moment global struggle secret agent.
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That plan was not met with unconditional consent even by the top military. Nevertheless, the preparations and plans were comprehensive. By late March, more than 70 divisions were made available for the attack, codenamed Operation Michael, which was launched on 21 March between Arras and La Fère. 36 The integration of the plans for Operation Michael into German operational thinking is in line with the concept of a frontal breakthrough battle, which was developed as early as 1914. As a rule, this concept was given second priority behind envelopment and only implemented in exceptional cases, when a gap was found in the enemy line.
Like World War I, World War II did not see any decisive battles; rather, it remained a war of exhaustion, in which the leaders of the Wehrmacht became entangled and increasingly lost the initiative. 1 At first glance, this great expansion seems to have been the product a long series of ad hoc measures. Upon closer inspection, however, a different pattern emerges. Just below the surface of a great exercise in improvisation, one can see the interaction of two very different approaches to the problem of mass mobilization.
Where the original Expeditionary Force included five cavalry brigades and a robust logistics infrastructure, the ‘New Army’ had neither cavalry formations nor a mobile base nor a lines-of-communications organization. )31 Notwithstanding the role that Territorial units played in his original New Army scheme, Kitchener made no provision for an expansion of the Territorial Force. Indeed, during the three weeks that it took the recruiting machinery of the Regular Army to induct the 100,000 men Kitchener had called for, the War Office refrained from authorizing any increase in the authorized strength of the Territorial Force.
Artillery Of Lies (Double Agent Trilogy, Book 2) by Derek Robinson