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A wartime journey : bail-out over Belgium, World War II

Author: William L Cupp
Publisher: Manhattan, Kan. : Sunflower University Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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"Dr. William Lee Cupp, ball turret gunner on the B-24 bomber Won Long Hop, parachuted from the crippled aircraft on June 14, 1944, as it went down over Belgium. He spent the next ten months first evading the enemy, then being sheltered by the brave men and women of the Belgian and French Resistance, and finally as a prisoner of war of the Third Reich."--Cover.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Named Person: William L Cupp; William L Cupp
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William L Cupp
ISBN: 0897452658 9780897452656
OCLC Number: 51268128
Description: x, 446 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: ch. 1. The milk run --
ch. 2. Falling into good hands --
ch. 3. Bucolic hospitality --
ch. 4. A day on a Belgian farm --
ch. 5. Fitting in to farm life --
ch. 6. A festive event --
ch. 7. A rap at the door --
ch. 8. Across unknown fields --
ch. 9. Breaching a border --
ch. 10. Hunger, thirst, and fatigue --
ch. 11. Close encounters --
ch. 12. Compassionate hands --
ch. 13. The city house --
ch. 14. Warm-hearted county people --
ch. 15. Detour on the route to England --
ch. 16. The view from the other side --
ch. 17. Retreat in desperation --
ch. 18. Joyriding in Germany --
ch. 19. In company with other prisoners --
ch. 20. Interrogation and transportation --
ch. 21. Stalag luft 4 --
ch. 22. Barracks life in C lager --
ch. 23. After the coming of fire --
ch. 24. Exodus --
ch. 25. Marching onward --
ch. 26. On foot between two fronts --
ch. 27. To freedom, and beyond --
ch. 28. The flavor of freedom --
ch. 29. Thanking our helpers.
Responsibility: by William L. Cupp.

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"Dr. William Lee Cupp, ball turret gunner on the B-24 bomber Won Long Hop, parachuted from the crippled aircraft on June 14, 1944, as it went down over Belgium. He spent the next ten months first evading the enemy, then being sheltered by the brave men and women of the Belgian and French Resistance, and finally as a prisoner of war of the Third Reich."--Cover.

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