A Thousand Suns by Alex Scarrow

By Alex Scarrow

It's early April 1945, deep in the bloodied days of worldwide warfare II. The Nazi regime is being slowly throttled by way of the oncoming Russian and Allied armies and Hitler rages uselessly in his Berlin bunker. however the excessive command have yet one more throw of the cube to make. An audacious plan is hatched to save lots of the homeland and beat off the oncoming apocalypse. All it's going to take is a hodge-podge squadron of escort opponents, a captured U.S. bomber, and one brave yet suicidal pilot to fly it over the Atlantic into the thrashing center of the United States. part a century later, a rusting aircraft is came upon, sunk with its workforce, off the coast of recent York—a relic from a bygone age. Chris Roland, an excellent younger photographer, is shipped to take pictures of this time tablet. however it is barely while he discovers that the fragments of Nazi uniforms at the decaying corpses that he realizes that he has stumble upon a mystery so negative that even 50 years later it could actually nonetheless kill him.

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All on board are well—present my kind remembrances to Captain and Mrs. Bligh, and believe me Yours very sincerely Thos. Pasley P. S. 2 Preparations for the voyage took several months, mainly at the Deptford shipyard on the Thames, with its docks and slipways, its huge storehouse and long rows of workshops. Bligh received two ships. One was the 28-gun, three-decked Providence, a new West Indiaman, designed to carry large cargoes. QXD 3/6/02 12:56 PM Page 12 Th e L i f e o f M a t t h e w F l i n d e r s complement of 200 that included twenty marines, a security Bligh did not have on the Bounty.

2 Preparations for the voyage took several months, mainly at the Deptford shipyard on the Thames, with its docks and slipways, its huge storehouse and long rows of workshops. Bligh received two ships. One was the 28-gun, three-decked Providence, a new West Indiaman, designed to carry large cargoes. QXD 3/6/02 12:56 PM Page 12 Th e L i f e o f M a t t h e w F l i n d e r s complement of 200 that included twenty marines, a security Bligh did not have on the Bounty. The second was the small, two-masted brig Assistant to serve as tender, with 27 men, among them four marines, all commanded by Lieutenant Nathaniel Portlock, an experienced and science-minded sailor.

At 10 the signal to engage . . 5 A few shots were exchanged, but darkness came on with heavy rain and thick haze, and the French ships vanished into the gloom. In December 1793 the Bellerophon returned for the winter to the naval anchorage at Spithead, in the strait between the Isle of Wight and the English mainland. The ship’s refit began: repairs, replacements, sides and stern repainted. Flinders recorded a cold winter, squally, with sleet and snow in January. In April 1794 Captain William Pasley was promoted to rearadmiral, and Flinders, still with him on the Bellerophon, became an aide-de-camp.

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