THE WOODEN WOLF by John Kelly

THE WOODEN WOLF

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KIRKUS REVIEW

This technically factual, inordinately sluggish account of an RAF attempt to bomb Hitler's personal train near the end of 1944 was ""originally intended to be a work of nonfiction"" according to the foreword. That might help to explain the nickname of Lieutenant (jg) John Croft, a US Navy pilot handpicked to train with the RAF in East Anglia prior to the Churchill-approved ""Operation Maccabee."" Aircraft buffs may get a lift out of the fighter-bombers used in the nighttime mission--wooden de Havilland Mosquitoes. Otherwise, wilco, flyboy, One-Niner out.

Pub Date: Nov. 4th, 1976
Publisher: Dutton