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Devil's pact / James Holland.

By: Holland, James, 1970-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Sergeant Jack Tanner ; 5.Holland, James, Jack Tanner series: ; Sergeant Jack Tanner: bk. 5.Publisher: London : Bantam Press, 2013Description: 333 pages : map ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780593061787.Subject(s): Tanner, Jack (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Soldiers -- Fiction | World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- FictionGenre/Form: War stories.DDC classification: [Fic]
Contents:
July, 1943. With North Africa secured, the Allies launch an invasion of Sicily, and the 2nd Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Rangers are in the van of the assault on the Italian beaches. But promotion to Company Commander has brought him fresh trouble for Jack Tanner. Previously outlaws, the Sicilian mafia are now supposedly fighting on the side of the Allies, but instead are making the lives of ordinary Italians a misery. Forced to question the cause for which they have fought so long, Tanner and his trusted sidekick, Sykes, find themselves embroiled in a deeply personal fight, in which they have to use all their resolve, skill and experience if they are to stand any chance of survival.
Summary: With North Africa secured, the Allies launch an invasion of Sicily, and the 2nd Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Rangers are in the van of the assault. Tanner is beginning to see a new type of war, in which the rule books are seemingly thrown away.
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With North Africa secured, the Allies launch an invasion of Sicily, and the 2nd Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Rangers are in the van of the assault. Tanner is beginning to see a new type of war, in which the rule books are seemingly thrown away.

"1943 Sicily. To change the course of the war, dirty deals must be done..."--Cover.

July, 1943. With North Africa secured, the Allies launch an invasion of Sicily, and the 2nd Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Rangers are in the van of the assault on the Italian beaches. But promotion to Company Commander has brought him fresh trouble for Jack Tanner. Previously outlaws, the Sicilian mafia are now supposedly fighting on the side of the Allies, but instead are making the lives of ordinary Italians a misery. Forced to question the cause for which they have fought so long, Tanner and his trusted sidekick, Sykes, find themselves embroiled in a deeply personal fight, in which they have to use all their resolve, skill and experience if they are to stand any chance of survival.

With North Africa secured, the Allies launch an invasion of Sicily, and the 2nd Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Rangers are in the van of the assault. Tanner is beginning to see a new type of war, in which the rule books are seemingly thrown away.

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