by T.H.E. Hill
a Field Station Berlin Author
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The novel is ostensibly set against the backdrop of the Berlin Tunnel (Operation GOLD, covername: PBJOINTLY). The yarn is told from both ends of the tunnel. One end is the story of the Americans who worked the tunnel, and how they fought for a sense of purpose against boredom and the enemy both within and without. This side of the story is told with a pace and a black humor reminiscent of that used by Joseph Heller (Catch-22) and Richard Hooker (M*A*S*H*). The other end of the tunnel is the story of the Russians whose telephone calls the Americans are intercepting. Their end of the tale is told in the unnarrated transcripts of their calls. They are the voices under Berlin.
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The author served at Field Station Berlin in the early 1970s, after a tour at Herzo Base. He is a three time graduate of the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, California, the alumni of which are called "Monterey Marys."
Check out T.H.E. Hill's latest novel, The Day Before the Berlin Wall. Released on 9 November 2010, the 21st Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall.
13 August 2011 marked the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Construction of the Berlin Wall.
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