The small band of freedom fighters were a very mixed bunch —Italian partisans, escaped prisoners-of-war, and Italian army deserters. Now they waited tensely for the signal to open fire on their target below.
That target was a convoy of German lorries, led by one of the most cruel and ruthless officers in the SS —a man hunted by both British and Italian alike. And they had sworn to make him pay dearly for all his crimes…
Cover: Ian Kennedy