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|Genre/Form:||Downloadable audio books
|Additional Physical Format:||Source record:
Freeman, Gregory A.
[Old Saybrook, Conn.] : Tantor Media ; [Boulder, Colo. : Made available electronically by] NetLibrary, 2009
|Material Type:||Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Gregory A Freeman; Patrick G Lawlor; Tantor Media.
|Notes:||Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
|Performer(s):||Read by Patrick Lawlor.|
|Description:||1 sound file : digital|
|Details:||Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 153500 KB; MP3 file size: 300911 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.|
|Other Titles:||Forgotten five hundred|
|Responsibility:||Gregory A. Freeman.|
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 ...
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- Operation Halyard, 1944.
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Search and rescue operations -- Yugoslavia.
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations.
- Airmen -- United States -- Biography.
- Escapes -- Yugoslavia.
- Military operations, Aerial.
- Search and rescue operations.
- United States.