Secret Honor - Honor Bound, Bk 3 Author:W. E. B. Griffin In 1943, the Nazi-ordered assassination of Jorge Frade, the anti-Axis leader of a plot tto overthrow the governent of Argentina, has left the country in a tense mood, which is exacerbated by the murder of two Nazi officers during a night beach landing, part of the top-secret Nazi Operation Phoenix. The aborted mission was crucial to a plan to fr... more »ee the Argentine-interned crew of the Nazi ship Graf Spee, but it turns out that the slain officers had also extorted ransom money from Jews in concentration camps and arranged for their passage to Argentina -- without the Reich's knowledge.
Cletus Frade, the 24-year-old American-reared son of the slain anti-Axis leader, has returned to Argentina as heir to his father's vast estates and financial holdings. But Cletus is also an OSS agent, and a chance meeting with Major Hans-Peter von Wachstein, a Nazi pilot attached to the German embassy, resulted in their friendship. Peter feeds secrets to Cletus in exchange for help in moving Peter's family's funds to Argentina, where they hope to live after the war that he and his father (a close aide to the Fuhrer) believe is wrong and already lost. When Himmler launches an investigation to find the embassy spy who scuttled Operation Phoenix, Cletus struggles to protect Peter's identity and deal with the rising power of pro-Axis Juan Peron.« less
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W.E.B. Griffin brings his special flair for combining high drama and real heroes to a crackling new adventure in the World War II series that began with 'Honor Bound' and 'Blood Honor'. In 1943, an undercover American OSS agent penetrates Argentinian high society--and befriends a Nazi pilot with ties to a plot that could bring the war to a standstill: the assassination of Adolf Hitler..."