Neutral War: A Novel of Soul-Chilling Barter, Bioterror, and High-Stakes International Poker
Hal GoldISBN: 1592280595;
Book Description Neutral War is a compelling novel of World War II, based on historical incidents and characters, including Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, the Harvard man who led the attack on Pearl Harbor, and Unit 731, the secret Japanese army germ and chemical warfare operation responsible for gruesome human experimentation, and for using the weapons that resulted from this evil in the cause of the Japanese empire. The war wasn't merely a black-and-white saga of the good fighting the bad. Sweden bought and maintained its "neutrality" by providing the Nazis with a mighty river of top-quality steel -- the steel that went into the top-quality weapons that allowed the Nazis to surge forward and conquer Europe. Switzerland bought its neutrality by financing the Nazi war effort, often with the money of Jewish victims of that effort. America was not so pure, either: FDR enticed the bumbling Japanese leaders into attacking a purposely undefended Pearl Harbor. And at war's...
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