By Max Hastings
Inside days of the D-Day lanings, the 'Das Reich' second SS Panzer department marched north via France to enhance the front-line defenders of Hitler's citadel Europe. Veterans of the bloodiest struggling with of the Russion entrance, 15,000 males with their tanks and artillery, they have been hounded for each mile in their march by way of saboteurs of the Resistance and brokers of the Allied designated Forces. alongside their course they took reporisals so savage they are going to reside for ever within the chronicles of the main appalling atrocities of warfare. Max Hasting's robust account in their development is a real army vintage.
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But the League's geofractors, once so hideously misused by the evil criminal who had called himself the Basilisk, could move objects (although not ultrawaves) over vast distances in an instant. They could be used to move things almost anywhere, but the safest use of geofractors required a unit on each end of the trip. So a world like St. Germaine was connected to other geofractor-equipped planets, and it was practical to send tapes or couriers back and forth between these when ultrawave messages would be entirely too slow.
Switching on the computer terminal at his bridge position, Ulnar begins to consider his options. If Ulnar orders the squadron to remain at Endymion, go to section 99. If Ulnar wishes to move the squadron to Baal, go to section 58. If the squadron is ordered to Ulnar 118, go to section 63. C. 170, go to section 68. If Ulnar chooses to return to St. Germaine, go to section 74. If he gives orders to go to any other destination, go to section 73. — 48 — Hoping either to block the next enemy attack or to get a better clue to their further intentions before committing the squadron to another voyage, Ulnar decides to remain in orbit and see what happens.
170, the system where all the trouble started. The place where the Ka'slaq first appeared might provide information that would help Ulnar defeat the aliens. C. 170 might threaten the Ka'slaq supply lines back into whatever region they came from. If so, that could blunt their advance into the Ninth Sector and buy more time for Merros to prepare. Satisfied that his reasoning is sound, Ulnar issues his orders. Within minutes Valiant comes alive as her geodyne engines lift her out of orbit around St.