The Forgotten 500

The Forgotten 500

The Untold Story of the Men Who Risked All for the Greatest Rescue Mission of World War II

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The astonishing, never-before-told story of the greatest rescue mission of World War II---when the OSS set out to recover more than 500 airmen trapped behind enemy lines...During a bombing campaign, hundreds of American airmen were shot down in Nazi-occupied Yugoslavia. Local Serbian villagers risked their own lives to give refuge to the soldiers, and for months the airmen lived in hiding, waiting for rescue.In 1944, Operation Halyard was born. The risks were incredible...
Published: Old Saybrook : Tantor Media, 2008.
ISBN: 9781400125227
1400125227
Branch Call Number: OVERDRIVE DOWNLOADABLE AUDIO
Characteristics: 1 sound file :,digital.
Alternative Title: Forgotten five hundred

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Dec 28, 2014

A full an complete history of the World War II Rescue Mission known as Operation Halyard including the involvement of the 15th Air Force, OSS, and Yugoslavian General Draza Mihailovic.

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