By the author of breakout WW II era alternate history Himmler's War and Rising Sun, comes a compelling, alternate history thriller! Consider another 1920: Imperial Germany has become the most powerful nation in the world. In 1914, she had crushed England, France, and Russia in a war that was short but entirely devastating. By 1920, Kaiser Wilhelm II is looking for new lands to devour. The United States is fast becoming an economic super-power and the only nation that can conceivably threaten Germany. The U.S. is militarily inept, however, led by a sick and delusional president who wanted to avoid war at any price. Thus, Germany ships a huge army to Mexico to support a puppet government. Her real goal: the invasion and permanent conquest of California and Texas! America desperately resists the mightiest and most brutal army in the world in a battle fought on land, at sea, and in the air as enemy armies savagely march up on California, and move north towards a second Battle of the Alamo. Only the indomitable spirit of freedom can answer the Kaiser's challenge!
Robert Conroy is the author a run of hugely popular alternate history novels, including "Himmler's War" and "Rising Sun "for Baen Books. His "1942," which is set within a Japanese conquest of Hawaii, won the prestigious Sidewise Award for alternate histories. Conroy has written for "Military History "magazine and has traveled extensively in Europe where he's taken a special interest in battlefields, historical collections and castles. After a first career in business, Conroy has turned his lifelong passion for writing and military history into an immensely satisfying new occupation. He is married, lives in southeastern Michigan, and, when not writing, teaches business and economic history at a local college.
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