Mike Ritter and his crew were flying ‘special operations’ all around the Mediterranean when sudden new orders relocate him to Italy to train for a new secret assignment.Circumstances led to him becoming entangled with an attractive, although, a little unstable, fiery young German woman called Renate Ross. War had forced her to become an army deserter as Mike also discovered shed worked as a driver for a murdered SS General. This demanding new mission was to fly to Peenemunde, the secret rocket base in Northern Germany with orders to scoop up those brilliant scientific minds from under the nose of the advancing Red Army. The purpose in all of this escapade was to deliver them to the Allies in England so they could travel onwards to the USA to assist in the development of the atomic bomb.On arrival in Germany, Mike and his crew find the SS guards panicking due to the Russians being just around the corner and now become uncooperative unless they get a seat too. Landing in England, British MI6 had other plans for Renate. This leads to an ugly armed showdown with an unexpected outcome for Mike!With huge demands on the central characters, read how they dealt with everything the brutal war threw at them and how life continued post-war with its many twists and turns ending with Mikes search for his lost love.