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 - Pondlife - LibraryThing
This book covers two different topics: operation Halyard to rescue hundreds of stranded allied airmen who had bailed out over occupied Yugoslavia; and the Serb general Draža Mihailović, and his ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - NicoleSch - LibraryThing
It was an interesting book. It got a bit slow from time to time, but mostly it was a very good, nonfiction depiction of a part of WWII history that is usually overlooked. Read full review
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The Forgotten 500: The Untold Story of the Men Who Risked All for the ...
No preview available - 1999