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Black Cross Summary
Greg Iles

Everything you need to understand or teach Black Cross by Greg Iles.

  • Black Cross Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Black Cross Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

Black Cross Summary

Plot Summary

The Black Cross is the tale of Mark McConnell, a doctor, chemical engineer, and a pacifist, who is thrown into action during World War II. Persuaded by Brigadier Duff Smith and motivated by his brother's death, Mark embarks on a mission to enter Germany and steal a sample of toxic gas as well as destroy the remainder of the production of the gas which will kill the innocent prisoners held within the camp. Mark is paired on this mission with Jonas Stern, a Jewish refugee from Palestine. Jonas Stern takes to the mission more than Mark does, but as the two train for their mission they realize that they have been manipulated and lied to about this mission. The manipulations cause these two men to bond in their mission and in protecting each other.

While Mark and Jonas are training, Jonas's father, Avram, is being held at the...

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Study Pack

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Black Cross Lesson Plans contain 146 pages of teaching material, including:

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