The Iron Men by Leonard B. Scott

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At the end of World War II, Axel Mader and Jorn Furman -- two young officers who wear Germany's highest class of Iron Cross -- barely escape the retribution of the SS. Decades later, their fates are entangled with that of Jake Tallon, an American soldier stationed in Berlin who falls in love with Mader's daughter. Tallon, too, is a decorated war hero, though from Vietnam, not WWII. Together, the three iron men join together in Berlin just before the fall of the Wall to confront the legacy of the past . . . and defeat it.
 

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Published March 9, 1993 by Ballantine Books. 468 pages
Genres: Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense. Fiction

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When Jake and Axel at last go to battle with Volker, they are joined by Jake's resourceful former sergeant and two of the German officers who swore with Axel to bring Volker to justice.

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Sadistic SS captain Horst Wolker orders his men to execute them as ``traitors to the Fatherland.'' Paratrooper captain Alex Mader pleads with Volker, explaining that his unit is low on ammunition, and moreover, the soldiers are all ``Iron Men,'' recipients of Germany's highest military honor, the...

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