The Forgotten 500

The Forgotten 500

The Untold Story of the Men Who Risked All for the Greatest Rescue Mission of World War II

Book - 2007
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An astonishing, never-before-told story of the Second World War, based on newly declassified documents and exclusive interviews.

In 1944 the OSS set out to recover more than 500 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.

Publisher: New York : Nal Caliber, c2007.
ISBN: 9780451222121
Branch Call Number: 940.5421 FREEMAN
Characteristics: xv, 313 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Alternative Title: Forgotten five hundred


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Bgwald Feb 27, 2012

Amazing true story. Was on the edge of my seat. Highly recommend.


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