The Forgotten 500: The Untold Story of the Men Who Risked All for the Greatest Rescue Mission of World War II
Now in paperback the "amazing"( James Bradley, New York Times bestselling author of Flags of Our Fathers) never-before-told story of the greatest escape of the Second World War.
In 1944 the OSS set out to recover more than 500 downed airmen trapped behind enemy lines in Yugoslavia. Classified for over half a century for political reasons, the full account of this unforgettable story of loyalty, self-sacrifice, and bravery is now being told for the first time.
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Review: The Forgotten 500: The Untold Story of the Men Who Risked All For the Greatest Rescue Mission of World War IIUser Review - Dana - Goodreads
Barely ten pages into "The Forgotten 500", the story hooked me. I had to read about the hundreds of American Airmen who abandoned their aircraft midflight above Yugoslavia, and the daring escape that ... Read full review
Review: The Forgotten 500: The Untold Story of the Men Who Risked All For the Greatest Rescue Mission of World War IIUser Review - Kelly - Goodreads
A truly amazing book about events that most people know absolutely nothing about. The story of the preservation and rescue of downed airmen in Yugoslavia is something that needs to be told. The ... Read full review