It's 1942. A Marine aviator, an Army paratrooper and demolitions expert, and a non-com radio man are on an impossible mission for the OSS....
Determined that the United States will be prepared for war, Franklin D. Roosevelt and "Wild Bill" Donovan orchestrate the most complex espionage organization in history, the Office of Strategic Services....
One war may have ended, but another one has already begun, against an enemy that is bigger, smarter, and more vicious: The Soviet Union....
Two armed men board a 727 that has been all but forgotten at an airfield in Angola....
From Shanghai to Wake Island, the Corps was America’s first line of defense as the winds of war exploded into the devastating surprise attack on Pearl Harbor....
They were the young ones, the bright ones, the ones with the dreams. From the Nazi-prowled wastes of North Africa to the bloody corridors of Europe, they honorably answered the call....
OSS chief Wild Bill Donovan has asked him to set up his own official-but-really-OSS airline in Argentina, using "loaned" Lockheed Lodestars and Constellations. Of even more concern are two interwoven German operations. The first is a government scheme for Jews outside the Fatherland to purchase the freedom of their relatives in concentration camps, who will then be transported to Argentina and Uruguay.
The second has to do with where that money is going: a plan called Operation Phoenix, which will establish safe havens for senior Nazi officials in Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay. Needless to say, the OSS is very interested in both of them, and if Frade can somehow find out a little more . . . without getting killed, that is. Which, as Frade is about to find out, is easier said than done.
Rich with the special flair that Griffin's fans have long come to expect from him, Death and Honor is another "immensely entertaining adventure" (Kirkus Reviews) from one of our finest storytellers.
Griffin couldn't get any better than Death and Honor. I've listened to this book two times.
6 of 6 people found this review helpful
Death and Honor was yet another excellent novel by Mr. Griffin. Superb character development and a fascinating story interleaved in historically accurate events and times. This book gives a fascinating glimpse into an aspect of WWII history that has been as much underappreciated as it was important and complex.
3 of 3 people found this review helpful
Another great book in the "Honor Bound" series.
Where are the other books in this series? ie:Books 2 & 3
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
I had read the previous books in the series and was happy to rejoin Clet Frede in Argentina.Unfortunately, Griffin's son is not up to the efforts of his father. The entire first segment (8 hours) involved merely recapping the last books. This could have been done in a 10 page recap. Instead, Butterworth has the characters talking to each other and recounting, multiple times, what has gone on before. He is also in love with Nazi ranks and uses every opportunity to throw them in, which makes the listening difficult. After getting through the first 8 hours, I hoped that he'd finally get on with the story. No such luck. About an hour in segment 2, I gave up.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
What made the experience of listening to Death and Honor the most enjoyable?
The story is great, the naration by Scott Brick does not compare with the narrators Michael Russotto or Dick Hill<br/>
What was one of the most memorable moments of Death and Honor?
When Scot Brick called the German attack on the USSR Operation
Would you be willing to try another one of Scott Brick???s performances?
NO! He is not a good performer, especially with books involving foreign languagues. He mispronouces words and does not deal with accents correctly. In Death & Honor he called the German attack on the USSR opereration
Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?
2 of 3 people found this review helpful
Where does Death and Honor rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?
I really enjoyed the book, the presentation was outstanding. One of his best!
What other book might you compare Death and Honor to and why?
The Honor series is exceptional!
Did Scott Brick do a good job differentiating all the characters? How?
It was well done, an easy listen.
If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?
Once and forever!
I love this book series. It combines many of the things I appreciate in a good book; historical references, military intrigue, and great characters. I just wish the author didn't repeat so much of the previous stories as the series goes along.
The story of Cletus Frade keeps getting more involved and better. I always enjoy Scott Brick's narration, and once again he does a superb job. Suspense is building, and even though I have read the books, hearing the action makes it all the more exciting. I'll be downloading the next book shortly, and then listening to more of the adventure.
I can't get enough of this series. It's very typical Griffin and I love it.
This one was a good or better than the last I look forward to the next book in the series.