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The novel is set in the Middle East on July 2-6. On the first day, [[Reg Thompson]], a R.A.F. pilot, witnesses the destruction of Jerusalem by a [[City Destroyer]].
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The novel is set in the Middle East on July 2-6. On the first day, [[Reginald Thompson|Reg Thompson]], a R.A.F. pilot, witnesses the destruction of Jerusalem by a [[City Destroyer]].
   
 
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*[[Reginald Cummins]]
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*[[Ghalil Faisal]]
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*[[Fadeela Yamani]]
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*[[Karmal Yamani]]
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*[[Khalid Yamani]]
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*[[Miriyam Marx]]
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*[[War of 1996]]
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*[[Israel]]
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**[[Jerusalem]]
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**[[Mecca]]
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*British Royal Air Force
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*Royal Saudi Air Force
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*[[Attacker]]
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Revision as of 21:10, November 14, 2016

Independence Day: War in the Desert
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Author(s) Stephen Molstad
Release date 1999

Independence Day: War in the Desert is a 1999 novel written by Stephen Molstad. It is a midquel/sequel tie-in the the 1996 film Independence Day.

Synopsis

It is the Fourth of July. Reeling from the enemy onslaught, a few surviving military pilots gather in the Saudi Arabian desert. Two of the best fliers, flight instructors Reg and Faisal, self-appointed leaders of the Saudi Forces, can barely contain their animosity when a message from the Americans forces them to unite.

A weak point has been found in the alien "City Destroyers." The air war against them was costly--but it worked!...Or did it? Too late, Reg and Faisal discover their "victory" was an illusion--part of a secret ambush that will open the planet to unimaginable horror, unless these overmatched warriors from several Middle Eastern nations can overcome long-standing hatreds and unite against the aliens in the fiercest hand-to-hand combat of the war.

Plot

The novel is set in the Middle East on July 2-6. On the first day, Reg Thompson, a R.A.F. pilot, witnesses the destruction of Jerusalem by a City Destroyer.

Appearances

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Characters

Events

Locations

Organizations and titles

  • British Royal Air Force
  • Royal Saudi Air Force

Vehicles and vessels

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