Black Cross - Section One: Chapters 1-4 Summary & Analysis

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Section One: Chapters 1-4 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.

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