The Nazi plot to destroy the Horseshoe Curve – a mission that Hitler himself conceived – was one of the world’s deadliest terrorist acts. Had the Nazis succeeded in demolishing the horseshoe Curve, they could have crippled the American war machine and changed the course of history. Written by Dennis P. McIlnay.
The Horseshoe Curve Sabotage and Subversion in the Railroad City
So begins The Horseshoe Curve: Sabotage and Subversion in the Railroad City, Dennis P. McIlnay’s thrilling tale of three inter-connected, but little-known, events in American History. From the Nazi plot to destroy the Curve during World War II, to the human and organizational drama of founding the PRR and the building of the Horseshoe Curve; part spy story and part-historical epic, The Horseshoe Curve seamlessly blends information from 300 sources, including diaries, biographies, histories, military records, engineering studies, company documents, court briefs, and FBI files acquired through the Freedom of Information Act to tell the riveting story of these three compelling events. Hardcover Edition.