Action moves from New York Harbor and across Manhattan to the power centers of Washington and Berlin. The Stakes mount when German saboteurs bomb American munitions ships and factories. Caarsens greatest success occurs when he blows up Black Tom Island, a major munition depot behind the Statue of Liberty. The action culminates as Caarsens attacks Wall Street in a desperate attempt to destroy and terrorize America’s financial center, with Martin hot on his heels.
Well founded in historical fact, Over Here draws parallels with 9/11 and other events in the contemporary war on terror, while describing crucial but little-known aspects of U.S. Involvement in World War One.