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