Insert obligatory; it was at this moment he knew he fucked up meme here.
Manny may find himself with an invitation to attend Wunsdorf-Zossen after this...If Manny is successful and gets out alive then he gets permanently transferred to the BND much to the chagrin of his parents, Opa von Richthofen but most ominously his Aunt Kat who still harbors resentments from her days with Abwehr and Johannes Schultz.
It depends if it's an Allende or a Pinochet loyalist in charge of the response. If it's an Allende loyalist then expect the building to be locked down for a day or so to allow the escape. if it's a Pinochet loyalist in charge then all bets are off and you have a very stark study in the validity of current E&E training.It's all fun and games until Manny gets a click out from the LZ, two shots fire behind him at a distance, and it turns out the Chileans aren't quite as useless as everyone thinks and start tracking him through their countryside.
Famous last words, or thoughts in this case.Keeping the sun to his back, Reinaldo lined up with the road. Like shooting fish in a barrel…
Japanese Imperial Army logistics still operating on the shoestring/forage method I see.Looking out the top hatch of the turret, Paul could see them on either side of Ferdinand. Their kit was kept as light as possible, with them taking pride in the fact that they had the smallest logistical chain of any Army in the world. Rice, raisins, and whatever was unlucky enough to find itself in the stewpot were what they said sustained them. Even their rifles, which had clearly been influenced by the Mauser G44, had been designed to suit their ideas about rapid movement in warfare.
Poor Helene. Stress headaches suck. The Martin Seiler reference still eludes me though. I know he's TTL's AH version of Stumpy, but if he has a OTL namesake, I'd love to know.Helene could feel a stress headache coming on just listening to the latest news about a protest outside a television studio that had turned violent in Potsdam. It seemed that one of the major networks had adapted the speculative fiction books that she had read years earlier at the insistence of her friend Judita which had depicted the rise of a disturbing version of Germany that has risen after a defeat at the hands of the Triple Entente, eventually being led by a madman named Martin Seiler.
This Rook character. For some reason, I'm beginning to suspect that Rook might possibly be Malcolm von Mischner-Blackwood.Manny understood the perspective of the Estonian Stabsgefreiter, he knew that Einar Tann was a good gunner with a reputation of being unflappable, and they would need every bit of firepower at their disposal if things got hairy and they wanted to get out alive. The selection of Christian was easy enough. The two of them went back to Basic Training. Ralf was an easy selection; he was a maestro with radio equipment. The fifth member of the team, Rook, wasn’t even going to be leaving Berlin but could still provide them with intelligence. If they made it out alive, Manny figured that he ought to have Einar fire some shots over Rook’s head so that he felt he was a part of the action.
Stumpy is totally unknown ITTL. Martin Seiler is a made up name, but Martin comes from Roman Martinus, derived from Martis, the genitive case of Mars, God of War, the personification of brutality and bloodlust. The name Seiler is an old occupational name, it means Rope Maker, and I think the meaning behind that name becomes obvious.The Martin Seiler reference still eludes me though. I know he's TTL's AH version of Stumpy, but if he has a OTL namesake, I'd love to know.
For some reason when I first read that name I had this guy in my mind...Stumpy is totally unknown ITTL. Martin Seiler is a made up name, but Martin comes from Roman Martinus, derived from Martis, the genitive case of Mars, God of War, the personification of brutality and bloodlust. The name Seiler is an old occupational name, it means Rope Maker, and I think the meaning behind that name becomes obvious.
Let the wild speculation on how he will do this begin in...“Calling an audible.”, is in fact a term from American football where the quarter back changes the play at the last moment. So here it I suspect that it means just that Manny is not going to take 'Take the shot' but neutralise the target by some other means that does not point the finger strait at his team!