"Team Zero, Part Three": The unit, Team Zero, is to be parachute over Peenemünde during Operation Blue Plate. Zero is to secure a drop zone, neutralizes the defenses, capturing documents and scientists all related to the rocket program, and load themselves onto a glider to await for extraction.
Team Zero #3 is an issue of the series Team Zero (Volume 1) with a cover date of April, 2006. It was published on February 1, 2006.
Synopsis for "Team Zero, Part Three"
The unit, Team Zero, is to be parachute over Peenemünde during Operation Blue Plate. Zero is to secure a drop zone, neutralizes the defenses, capturing documents and scientists all related to the rocket program, and load themselves onto a glider to await for extraction.
However, this operation didn't goes exactly as planned as an unexpected snow squall affected Team Zero while flying over the Baltic Sea, having each member to jump blind into sixty-mile wind and becoming separated in a German town of Karlshagen. Which is ten miles from Peenemünde.
Deathblow is shortly reunite with Deatheye and Cowboy after dispatching a few German soldiers. On the other side of town, Bullet manically shoot down a squad of soldiers, consisting of mostly young boys, until being stop by Backlash, who criticize him for his actions for alerting more enemy soldiers. In which it did. The two take cover before being saved by Claymore. The three are rejoin by Deathblow, Cowboy and Deadeye. Deathblow notice Grifter's absence and question Bullet, as he was his jump buddy. Bullet reply that he last saw him he was drifting west after freefall.
As aforementioned by Bullet, Grifter finds Team Zero's glider entirely destroyed which ruining their chance to leave Peenemünde.
Team Zero proceed in their mission and neutralize the village's barracks and captures its soldiers, consisting of only children and old men. Deathblow has Backlash and Bullet escort the prisoners back to the village's chapel, much to the latter's displeasure. The rest of Team Zero then achieve in capturing the scientists and their intel on rocketry.
At the village's chapel, Backlash and Bullet is reunited with Grifter, who brought along civilians Inge and her family. The rest of Team Zero gather back at the chapel where they learn from Grifter about the damage glider. Grifter made silent radio contact from the O.S.S. and read out to Deathblow that they are unable to provide another glider and recommend to bring the scientists westward on foot. Deathblow consults this news to his team. Knowing that the Soviets will come, Backlash suggest of staying in Karlshagen, hiding the intels and have the scientists disguise as prisoners of war while waiting for their forces to reach the town. The team agrees on his plan. Deathblow is then contact by Deadeye, who is serving as spotter, and is inform that a Russian detachment is already sighted and are coming to the village.
Appearing in "Team Zero, Part Three"
- Thompson Submachine Guns