By John J. Gobbell
Ingram had positioned all that out of his brain, while at the final day of the struggle, the Maxwell suffers successful from a Kamikaze assault off Okinawa. She places into Karama Rhetto, a small archipelago off Okinawa, for maintenance. information of the war’s finish comes the next day to come and Ingram expects to head domestic with the others on operation Magic Carpet. as a substitute, a military blood brother from his days on Corregidor comes after him. he's Brigadier normal Otis Dewitt, now intelligence reduction on basic Douglas MacArthur’s employees. In live performance with the kingdom division, DeWitt has transitority orders drawn for Ingram to accompany him to Manila at the similar airplane as 16 eastern senior army and civilian diplomats. Over a rapid days, they negotiate with normal MacArthur’s employees, the phrases for the device of hand over, quickly to be signed in Tokyo Bay. DeWitt supplies Ingram that he'll attend that ceremony.
But DeWitt and the nation division have an ulterior intent. After Manila, they ship Ingram directly to Sakhalin Island to profit what could be performed to defuse a Soviet assault on Hokkaido. Why me, asks Ingram? He groans while DeWitt tells him Edward Dezhnev is now a Captain 3rd Rank within the Soviet army. additionally, Dezhnev is a brigade commander on Sakhalin and is chargeable for laying siege to a eastern holdout in Toro, a average leaping off position for an assault on Hokkaido.
Ingram and Dezhnev have been as soon as pals. perhaps it will probably take place back, Dewitt explains. not less than, Ingram could possibly assemble intelligence at the Soviet’s plans to assault Hokkaido. there's something else, DeWitt explains. Walter uninteresting, a crimson pass consultant at the run from Harbin, China, has crates of overwhelming photographic facts of Japan’s experiments on reside humans; experiments a ways worse than something in Nazi Germany. Ingram is anticipated to come back with these crates. yet how can he whilst uninteresting is being safe by way of the japanese garrison in Toro the place Dezhnev and his brigade stand able to overpower them at any second? therefore Ingram’s friendship” with Dezhnev could be a key think about securing Boring’s free up with his crates.
As his shipmates chill out and get ready for his or her go back to family, Ingram needs to cross the opposite direction. 3 weeks in the past he used to be combating the japanese and the Soviets have been speculated to be his pals. Now, he doesn’t be aware of who to trust.
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The Edge of Valor: A Todd Ingram Novel (The Todd Ingram Series) by John J. Gobbell