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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - lamour - LibraryThing
Allied air forces started bombing the oil refineries at Ploesti, Romania in 1942. They really stepped up the campaign after they took Italy which made the flights to Romania shorter. However, the ... Read full review
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Enjoyable book. However, I found it repetitious, and critical areas were glossed over. Examples: Repetition: How many times did I have to be reminded that the US military told soldiers (wrongly) to ... Read full review
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No preview available - 1999