Where Eagles Dare - Chapters One-Two Summary & Analysis

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Chapters One-Two Summary

Where Eagles Dare is an adventure/thriller novel written by acclaimed British author Alistair MacLean. MacLean also wrote the bestselling novels The Guns of Navarone and Ice Station Zebra among other thrillers. First published in 1967, Where Eagles Dare is set during the Second World War and tells the story of a mission which most of the participants believe is to rescue an Allied general who has been captured by the Germans just a short time before the D-Day invasion, but is actually about something quite different. Alistair MacLean died in 1987 at the age of 64.

Chapter One. On a night in the early months of 1944 a lone British airplane piloted by Wing Commander Cecil Carpenter is flying through a blizzard deep in the heart of enemy German territory. Carpenter is flying the plane mostly on instinct since visibility is almost non-existent. On...

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