Didier and Rémy become friends while training as artificiers at the School of Military Engineering. A friendship that is strengthend when they are pared as an obligatory part of their second and final year of study. Now bound together, holding each other’s life into their hands, the two of them are transferred to the East of France.
After various routine operations, their recognised skills lead them to take part in the complex secret operations of the Military Intelligence Directorate. They carry out a series of delicate secret missions – until the day comes when a mine clearance operation does not go according to plan.family secret that undermines everything she believes in.
Willy Mérour calls himself a recycled 1968 revolutionary. After a long military career (the one does not prevent the other) he is still intellectually a rebel who wishes, above all, to make up his own mind without simply swallowing soothing speeches. This naturally led him to journalism, first to the written press, then to radio and on to retirement.
Key Sales Points
– With much humanity and realism, this book is a vibrant tribute to those who have fallen in combat abroad.
– A book where we discover the ruthless world of military operations abroad and the closely bonded roles of the artificiers.