An Honorable German

An Honorable German

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Baker & Taylor
Young German naval officer Max Brekendorf looks to a bright future with his fiancâee Mareth as the German victories over the Allies mount, but as the tide turns and Third Reich begins to crumble, Max must make a decision to stay true to his country or his own sense of morality.

Blackwell North Amer
When World War II begins, Max Brekendorf, a proud young German naval officer, fights for his country with honor and courage. With the unstoppable German war machine overrunning Europe, he looks ahead to a bright future with his fiancee, Mareth.
But as the war progresses, their future together becomes less and less certain. German victories begin to fade. In the North Atlantic, Max must face the increasing strength of the Allies on ever more harrowing missions. Berlin itself is savaged by bombing, making life for Mareth increasingly dangerous and desperate. And as the Third Reich steadily crumbles, Nazi loyalists begin to infiltrate Max's crew and turn their terror on Germany's own armed forces.
Recognizing what his nation has become, Max is forced to make a choice between his own sense of morality and his duty to the Reich.

Hachette Book Group
In the tradition of Das Boot and The Hunt for Red October comes a sweeping saga of World War II, featuring a heroic and conflicted German U-Boat commander.

An Honorable German

When World War II begins, Max Brekendorf, a proud young German naval officer, fights for his country with honor and courage. With the unstoppable German war machine overrunning Europe, Max looks ahead to a bright future with his fiancée, Mareth.
But as the war progresses, their future together becomes less and less certain. German victories begin to fade. In the North Atlantic, Max must face the increasing strength of the Allies on ever more harrowing missions. Berlin itself is savaged by bombing, making life for Mareth increasingly dangerous and desperate. And as the Third Reich steadily crumbles, Nazi loyalists begin to infiltrate Max's crew and turn their terror on Germany's own armed forces.
Recognizing what his nation has become, Max is forced to make a choice between his own sense of morality, and his duty to the Reich.
With its stirring, rarely seen glimpse of the German home front during WWII, vivid characters, and evocation of the drama and terror of war at sea, An Honorable German is a suspense-filled story of adventure, of love and loss, and of honor and redemption.



Publisher: New York : Grand Central Pub., c2009
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780446538985
0446538981
Branch Call Number: F MCC
Characteristics: 374 p. ; 24 cm

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Sep 02, 2010

A very good book that I breezed through. If you like WWII, historical, military or naval fiction then this book you'll love. Certainly it isn't high art and the secondary characters aren't really flushed out but that's the only negatives. Really neat portrayal of what it was like in Germany when the tide of WWII changed. The book also did a good job of providing diverse settings (it doesn't all take place on a U-boat) and includes drama on a battleship, in Berlin, on other boats and even in a POW camp in the states. Lots of action and the central character is very sympathetic.

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