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The Resource Potsdam Station

Potsdam Station

Label
Potsdam Station
Title
Potsdam Station
Statement of responsibility
David Downing
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Language
eng
Summary
April 1945. Hitler's Reich is on the verge of extinction, and its enemies are already plotting against each other. Assaulted by Allied bombs and Soviet shells, ruled by Nazis with nothing to lose, Berlin has become the most dangerous place on earth.Anglo-American journalist John Russell has travelled to Moscow, having escaped from Berlin in 1941 as America entered the war following the attack on Pearl Harbour.Russell's eighteen-year-old son Paul, born to a German mother, is on the Oder front line, awaiting the final Soviet onslaught, ready to retreat towards Berlin, and resigned to the certain prospect of either death or imprisonment. Inside Berlin, Russell's girlfriend Effi has a Jewish orphan to care for, and the Gestapo on her trail. The advancing Red Army promises liberation, but is also seeking retribution, particularly from German women.To find and save his son and girlfriend, Russell must reach Berlin no later than the Red Army. But only the Soviets can get him there, and the price of their help will threaten both his and the world's future
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Summary
In April 1945, Hitler's Reich is on the verge of extinction. Assaulted by Allied bombs and Soviet shells, ruled by Nazis with nothing to lose, Berlin has become the most dangerous place on earth. John Russell's son Paul is stationed on the Eastern Front with the German Army, awaiting the Soviets' final onslaught. In Berlin, Russell's girlfriend Effi has been living in disguise, helping fugitives to escape from Germany. With a Jewish orphan to care for, she's trying to outlast the Nazis. Russell hasn't heard from either of them since fleeing Germany in 1941. He is desperate to find out if they're alive and to protect them from the advancing Red Army. He flies to Moscow, seeking permission to enter Berlin with the Red Army as a journalist, but when the Soviet's arrest him as a spy, things look bleak-until they find a use for him that has him parachuting into Berlin behind German lines.
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360454
Cataloging source
NOV
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1946-
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Downing, David
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Series statement
John Russell series
Series volume
0004
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  • Fiction
  • Thriller
Target audience
adult
Label
Potsdam Station
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Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:0abdd62f-633e-45d6-8903-8e0c2b9401d0
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781906964511
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Potsdam Station
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:0abdd62f-633e-45d6-8903-8e0c2b9401d0
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781906964511
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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