The Forgotten 500 by GregoryA. Freeman
The Untold Story of the Men Who Risked All for the Greatest Rescue Mission of World War II

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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.

 

About GregoryA. Freeman

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Gregory A. Freeman is an award-winning writer with over 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.
 
Published September 2, 2008 by NAL. 356 pages
Genres: History, Travel, War, Business & Economics. Non-fiction

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