The Forgotten 500
The Untold Story of the Men Who Risked All for the Greatest Rescue Mission of World War IIDownloadable Audiobook - 2008
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.
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Characteristics: 1 sound file :,digital.
Alternative Title: Forgotten five hundred