Order of Battle

Order of Battle

by Ib Melchior
     
 

Order of Battle details the ferreting out and destruction of the vaunted Nazi Werewolf terrorist organization on the eve of the attempted assassination of General Eisenhower. This thrilling account and is based on Ib Melchior's own experiences as a Counter Intelligence Agent in World War II. This title has been published in 15 countries.

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Overview

Order of Battle details the ferreting out and destruction of the vaunted Nazi Werewolf terrorist organization on the eve of the attempted assassination of General Eisenhower. This thrilling account and is based on Ib Melchior's own experiences as a Counter Intelligence Agent in World War II. This title has been published in 15 countries.

“The novel’s suspense stretches to maximum tension.” – The New York Times

“There is enough happening on almost every page to satisfy any thriller fan…undeniably exciting.” – The Washington Post

Impact…Harrowing descriptions – vivid portraits.” – The Los Angeles Times

"...action content is matched in intensity by the insight and emotional depths Melchior develops." (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780060129378
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
01/28/1972
Pages:
304

Meet the Author

Ib Melchior was born and raised in Denmark, receiving the post-graduate degree of Cand. Phil from the University of Copenhagen. Arriving in the US in 1938, he worked as a stage manager at the Radio City Music Hall in New York and began his writing career, writing short pieces for national magazines. When Pearl Harbor plunged us into war, he volunteered his service to the US Armed Forces, and served four years, two of them in the ETO working as a Counter Intelligence Agent. His work earned him decorations from three countries, including the USA, and he was subsequently knighted and awarded the Knight Commander Cross by the Militant Order of Sct Brigitte of Sweden. After the war he became a director of live Television in New York, directing such shows as “The Perry Como Show” and the “March of Medicine”. He moved to Hollywood in 1957 to write and direct motion pictures. In addition to twelve screenplays produced, including “The Time Travelers”, which is one of the films he also directed, he has written seventeen books, most of them best sellers. His books are published in translations in 25 countries, the latest this May 2012 in Denmark. For his work he has been honored with the Golden Scroll for body of work by the Science Fiction Academy, and the Hamlet Award for best legitimate play by the Shakespeare Society of America.

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