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The Saboteurs

Men at War Series

by WEB Griffin, William Butterworth IV

The Saboteurs by WEB Griffin, William Butterworth IV
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  • Published in USA  Jun 2006
    320 pages
    Genre: Thrillers

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The Battle of the Atlantic is at its peak. Packs of German U-boats are hunting down and sinking U.S. supply ships, and ships are being burned at their moorings in U.S. ports - is it accident or is it sabotage? Meanwhile, Allied forces are secretly preparing to invade first Sicily and then Italy. As the war heats up, Wild Bill Donovan's agents, answerable only to the president, find themselves battling on two fronts at once-and fate is just about to deal them a surprise.

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"This is pretty much all show and no go, but readers who have a strong interest in WWII home-front history should be satisfied." - Publishers Weekly.

"Despite the ending (somewhat flawed by a rushed and jarring), Saboteurs is good entertainment and the fast-paced and exciting novel Griffin's readers have come to expect." - Library Journal.

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WEB Griffin, William Butterworth IV Author Biography

W.E.B. Griffin (William E. Butterworth III) is the author of more than 50 epic novels in seven series, all of which have been listed on The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Publishers Weekly and other best-seller lists. More than fifty million of his books are in print in more than ten languages, including Hebrew, Chinese, Japanese, and Hungarian.

Mr. Griffin grew up in the suburbs of New York City and Philadelphia. He enlisted in the United States Army in 1946. After basic training, he received counterintelligence training at Fort Holabird, Maryland and was assigned ultimately to the staff of then-Major General I.D. White, commander of the U.S. Constabulary.

In 1951, Mr. Griffin was recalled to active duty for the Korean War, interrupting his education at Phillips ...

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