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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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In 1944 the OSS set out to recover more than 500 airmen trapped and sheltered for months by villagers behind enemy lines in Yugoslavia. Classified for over half a century for political reasons, the full account of Operation Halyard, a story of loyalty, self-sacrifice, and bravery, is now being told for the first time.--From publisher description.
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subject_facetAirmen -- United States -- Biography
Escapes -- Yugoslavia
Operation Halyard, 1944
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American
World War, 1939-1945 -- Search and rescue operations -- Yugoslavia
title_displayThe forgotten 500 : the untold story of the men who risked all for the greatest rescue mission of World War II
title_fullThe Forgotten 500 The Untold Story of the Men Who Risked All for the Greatest Rescue Mission of World War II
The forgotten 500 : the untold story of the men who risked all for the greatest rescue mission of World War II / Gregory A. Freeman
The forgotten 500 : the untold story of the men who risked all for the greatest rescue mission of World War II [electronic resource] / Gregory A. Freeman
title_shortThe forgotten 500
title_subthe untold story of the men who risked all for the greatest rescue mission of World War II
topic_facetAerial operations
Aerial operations, American
Airmen
Escapes
History
Military
Nonfiction
Operation Halyard, 1944
Search and rescue operations
World War, 1939-1945