By Leon Uris
In Berlin on the finish of worldwide warfare II, an American military officer bears witness to the aftermath of 1 old tragedy and the increase of one other
Captain Sean O’Sullivan distinguishes himself as a brave soldier within the ultimate days of global struggle II, yet what comes subsequent checks his private reserves of power and conviction. despatched to supervise the rebuilding of Berlin, O’Sullivan is uncovered to the bad truths of the Holocaust, a shattered and defeated society, and the recent hazard of Soviet strength because the Iron Curtain starts off to shadow the town. while Soviet forces blockade Berlin and the airlift starts, O’Sullivan is confronted with profound ethical dilemmas in an more and more complex world.
Armageddon is likely one of the nice fictional portrayals of Europe within the earliest days of the chilly War. This e-book good points an illustrated biography of Leon Uris together with infrequent images from the author’s estate.
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Armageddon: A Novel of Berlin by Leon Uris