The Black Orchestra follows the progress of Kurt Müller from naïve dutiful Abwehr signalman to committed opponent of the Nazis. Disgusted by the casual brutality of the SS, he is faced by a choice between his duty and his conscience, and when he stumbles across the Black Orchestra, a secret underground German resistance movement, he must choose again, between country and family, between love and death.
The Wings of the Eagle tells the story of Kurt’s first mission for British Intelligence. Accompanied by a young man named Pilgrim, he is parachuted behind enemy lines in search of a missing agent, Erika Cleasby. Kurt and Pilgrim rescue Erika and all three become involved in a deadly race to prevent the Nazis from developing the first atomic bomb.
In A Postcard from Hamburg, Kurt is working for British Intelligence in London when his lover, Gudrun, is abducted by the SS. He must find his way to northern Germany where she is being held. Erika, meanwhile, pursues her own secret mission in Occupied France. The two stories merge in a dramatic climax that reveals the dirty tactics of Total War.