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The forgotten 500 : the untold story of the men who risked all for the greatest rescue mission of World War II

Author: Gregory A Freeman; Patrick G Lawlor; Tantor Media.
Publisher: Old Saybrook : Tantor Media, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : MP3 : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Downloadable audio books
Audiobooks
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Source record:
Freeman, Gregory A.
Forgotten 500.
[Old Saybrook, Conn.] : Tantor Media ; [Boulder, Colo. : Made available electronically by] NetLibrary, 2009
(OCoLC)405117925
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.
ISBN: 9781400125227 1400125227
OCLC Number: 754617348
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Duration: 10:40:44.
Audio file.
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.

Abstract:

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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