By Jim DeFelice, Larry Bond
Lower than mystery orders from the President, U.S. military significant Zeus Murphy sabotages a chinese language invasion fleet at the eve of its attack opposed to Vietnam. yet after Murphy and fellow officer Win Christian are trapped in the back of enemy strains, Christian’s erratic habit offers them away. The pair shoot their approach out of a chinese language airport terminal, hijack a bus, then slightly break out truckloads of squaddies ahead of disappearing into the evening. therefore begins Zeus Murphy’s own odyssey within the most up-to-date installment of the pink Dragon emerging series.
Back in the USA, President Chester Greene fails to persuade Congress that the chinese language invasion of Vietnam is step one in a plan to rule Asia—and ultimately visit warfare with the U.S. now not even the Pentagon will aid the President; top-ranking officials do every little thing they could to sabotage his orders.
After Zeus and Christian stay away from a chinese language armored department and go back to Vietnam, Zeus proposes a plan to blunt the tank assault. His commanding officer orders him to face down. Zeus disobeys as a way to aid the Vietnamese girl he’s fallen in love with. Win Christian is going with him to turn out he’s now not a coward…within hours, either males are by myself with a firm of Vietnamese infantrymen at the border, staring down the barrels of chinese language major conflict tanks as they force on Haiphong, beginning a countdown to all-out battle with the West.
In Larry Bond's crimson Dragon emerging: surprise of conflict, ny occasions bestselling authors Larry Bond and Jim DeFelice think a scary near-future immersed in worldwide struggle
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