The second in the explosive, action-packed World War II series featuring hero Eddie Dawson
It's May 1940 and Lance-Corporal Eddie Dawson and Major Sykes are sent to Eben Emael in Belgium, the strongest fort in the world, completely impregnable. They unexpectedly witness a group of German soldiers land on the roof in glidersthe beginning of a full-scale assault. The main attack lasts 20 minutes but leaves Eben Emael crippled. Dawson is disturbedhe has seen the Germans blast holes through solid 12-inch steel armor plating using some kind of new demolition charge. Sykes realizes that this new German secret weapon could have enormous implications for the Allies. In a daring mission, the two men attempt the impossible: to gain entry to the fort and retrieve the armory. What follows is a desperate battle against the odds that holds the fate of many more lives than just their own in the balance. Dawson must embark upon an epic attempt to reach Dunkirk, for he is not merely stealing a weapon; he might attain the firepower of an entire war.