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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

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ISBN13: 9780451224958
ISBN10: 0451224957
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Now in paperback the "amazing"( James Bradley, New York Times bestselling author of Flags of Our Fathers) never-before-told story of the greatest escape of the Second World War.

In 1944 the OSS set out to recover more than 500 downed airmen trapped behind enemy lines in Yugoslavia. Classified for over half a century for political reasons, the full account of this unforgettable story of loyalty, self-sacrifice, and bravery is now being told for the first time.

 

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Gregory A. Freeman is an award-winning writer with more than 25 years in journalism. He is the author of Sailors to the End: The Deadly Fire on the USS Forrestal and the Heroes Who Fought It.

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sheila mcquillen, June 21, 2009 (view all comments by sheila mcquillen)
This is a page turner! An adventure, a brief history of the OSS and a cast of characters that will stay with you. Freeman writes as though he was one of the 500. Why did our government keep their story under wraps for so long? We are deeply indebted to the brave Yugoslavian men and women who took risks above and beyond.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780451224958
Author:
Freeman, Gregory A.
Publisher:
Nal Caliber
Subject:
Military - World War II
Subject:
World war, 1939-1945
Subject:
Airmen - United States
Subject:
Military-World War II General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20080931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8.80x5.90x.80 in. .85 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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