The Man with the Iron Heart
What if V-E Day hadn’t ended World War II in Europe? What if, instead, the Allies had to face a potent, even fanatical, postwar Nazi resistance? Such a movement, based in the fabled Alpine Redoubt, was in fact a real threat, ultimately neutralized by Germany’s flagging resources and squabbling officials. But had SS Obergruppenf hrer Reinhard Heydrich, the notorious Man with the Iron Heart, not been assassinated in 1942, fate might have taken a different turn. In this imagined world, Nazi forces launch a guerrilla war, using the quick and dirty tactics of terrorism to overturn what seemed to be a decisive victory. Suddenly the Allies–especially the United States–are mired in a long, seemingly unwinnable conflict while battling an invisible, unrelenting enemy.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Karlstar - LibraryThing
Not bad, but somewhat predictable, since there wasn't much new that he could come up with that hasn't been done in Iraq. This is the story of what happened if one particular Nazi commander had not been assassinated, and instead became the head of a resistance movement after the war. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dohmer - LibraryThing
An interesting "alternative" history of the end of WWII. However, I found the ending rather lame. TurtleDove seemed rushed to bring the book to an end, after building the main story scenario in detail ... Read full review