WWIII Novel Deleted Scene 1: Denmark On The Eve of War

Author’s Note: Unfortunately, I’ve had to cut a handful of subplots and characters from my WWIII novel to save some space. Not my idea, however, I understand where the publishers are coming from. One of the minor characters I cut was Major Anders Carsten, a Danish Air Force F-16 pilot. I really liked this character …

Baltic Approaches D+6 (15 July, 1987) Part II

Pre-war Soviet and Warsaw Pact plans for the Coastal Front anticipated that amphibious and airborne operations against Denmark would not begin until total air superiority had been obtained. The land advance up through Schleswig-Holstein and onto the Jutland peninsula was expected to reap the benefits of complete Pact control of the skies by the time …

Baltic Approaches: D+2 (11 July, 1987) Part II

LANDJUT’s next defensive line was established across the length of Schleswig-Holstein from Husum in the west to Brodersby on the Baltic. The Jutland Division anchored the western end of the line, and the West German 6th Panzergrenadier Division in the center. The eastern section was defended by West German Territorial units. Deployed north of the …