The Eagle Has Landed by Jack Higgins
In 1943, sixteen German paratroopers landed in England. In three days, they nearly won the war . . .
Discover The Eagle Has Landed, by international bestselling author Jack Higgins, the ultimate WWII pageturner and one of the bestselling thrillers of all time.
In the early morning hours of 6 November 1943, SS Reichsfuhrer Heinrich Himmler receives the coded message he has been waiting for:
'The Eagle has landed'.
Operation Eagle: Himmler's audacious plan to kidnap Winston Churchill on British soil is underway in a remote corner of Norfolk. There, an elite unit is gathered. Ready to do battle for a nation against the most ruthless task force ever assembled . . .
First published in 1975, The Eagle Has Landed is a classic tale of the ultimate act of wartime treachery. This 45th anniversary edition celebrates Jack Higgins' novel as one of the bestselling thrillers of all time.
Praise for Jack Higgins:
'A thriller writer in a class of his own' Financial Times
'Higgins is a master of his craft' Daily Telegraph
'A compulsively readable storyteller' Sunday Express
'100 per cent proof adventure' New York Times