The Forgotten 500

Draws on recently declassified documents and exclusive interviews to recount the dramatic story of a World War II rescue mission in 1944 during which the OSS embarked on a daring scheme to recover more than five hundred airmen trapped behind enemy lines in Yugoslavia. Reprint.

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  • Author : Gregory A. Freeman
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 313 pages
  • ISBN : 9780451224958
  • Rating : 4/5 from 12 reviews
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The Forgotten 500

The Forgotten 500
  • Author : Gregory A. Freeman
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 18 October 2021
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Draws on recently declassified documents and exclusive interviews to recount the dramatic story of a World War II rescue mission in 1944 during which the OSS embarked on a daring scheme to recover more than five hundred airmen trapped behind enemy lines in Yugoslavia. Reprint.

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  • Author : Abbey Beathan
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  • Release : 10 June 2019
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The Forgotten 500 by Gregory A. Freeman Book Summary Abbey Beathan (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book.) The untold story of the greatest rescue mission of World War II is finally out in the open. The amazing story of American airmen trapped in Nazi-occupied Yugoslavia. There is much to talk about this tale: the kindness of local Serbian farmers and peasants who put everything on the line in order to give a helping hand to the American soldiers, how they

Summary: the Forgotten 500

Summary: the Forgotten 500
  • Author : Abbey Beathan
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 17 July 2018
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The Forgotten 500 by Gregory A. Freeman | Book Summary | Abbey Beathan (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you're looking for the original book, search this link: http://amzn.to/2GvWCHP) The untold story of the greatest rescue mission of World War II is finally out in the open. The amazing story of American airmen trapped in Nazi-occupied Yugoslavia. There is much to talk about this tale: the kindness of local Serbian farmers and peasants who put everything on the

The Last Mission of the Wham Bam Boys

The Last Mission of the Wham Bam Boys
  • Author : Gregory A. Freeman
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release : 24 May 2011
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Before the famed Nuremberg Tribunal, there was Rüsselsheim, a small German town, where ordinary civilians were tried in the first War Crimes Trial of World War II. As the tide of World War II turned, a hitherto unknown incident set a precedent for how we would bring wartime crimes to justice: In August 1944, the 9- man crew of an American bomber was forced to bail out over Germany. As their captors marched them into Rüsselsheim, a small town

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Best Little Stories from World War II
  • Author : C. Brian Kelly
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Release : 01 November 2010
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The untold stories of bravery, triumph, and redemption in the depths of the darkest world war. Behind the great powers, global military conflict, and infamous battles are more than 100 incredible stories that bring to life the Second World War. During the six years of war were countless little-known moments of profound triumph and tragedy, bravery and cowardice, and good and evil. These amazing and unbelievable stories of brotherhood, redemption, escape, and civilian courage shed new light on the war that

Red Tails

Red Tails
  • Author : Gregory A. Freeman
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 05 July 2011
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A brand-new story about World War II’s daring African-American heroes from the author of The Forgotten 500. The Tuskegee Airmen were the first African-American pilots in the US military, and Operation Halyard was one of the most extraordinary rescue missions of World War II, described in Gregory Freeman’s The Forgotten 500. Now a newly discovered connection between them has come to light—the “Red Tails” flew fighter cover for the mission. The remarkable story is revealed here by the author

The Gathering Wind

The Gathering Wind
  • Author : Gregory A. Freeman
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 29 October 2013
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October 2012. A replica of the famous HMS Bounty, an eighteenth-century tall sailing ship, set a collision course with a storm that became the largest hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic—a clash that proved to be one of the most unforgettable stories of Superstorm Sandy. The Bounty, crewed by an eclectic team of seafarers and led by highly respected captain Robin Walbridge, departed from Connecticut as Sandy raced north. Walbridge, whose decisions decided the fate of his ship and crew,

The Forgotten Home Child

The Forgotten Home Child
  • Author : Genevieve Graham
  • Publisher : Simon & Schuster
  • Release : 03 March 2020
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The Home for Unwanted Girls meets Orphan Train in this unforgettable novel about a young girl caught in a scheme to rid England’s streets of destitute children, and the lengths she will go to find her way home—based on the true story of the British Home Children. 2018 At ninety-seven years old, Winnifred Ellis knows she doesn’t have much time left, and it is almost a relief to realize that once she is gone, the truth about her

Walk to Beautiful

Walk to Beautiful
  • Author : Mr. Jimmy Wayne
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Release : 14 October 2014
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* NEW YORK TIME BEST SELLER* Imagine yourself a thirteen-year-old hundreds of miles away from home, in a strange city, and your mom leaves you at a bus station parking lot and drives off into the night with her lover. That’s the real life story of country music star Jimmy Wayne. It’s a miracle that Jimmy survived being hungry and homeless, bouncing in and out of the foster care system, and sleeping in the streets. But he didn’t

The Burma Campaign

The Burma Campaign
  • Author : Frank McLynn
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 31 October 2011
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The Burma Campaign was one of the most punishing and protracted military adventures of World War Two. Impenetrable jungle, poor transport infrastructure, seasonal monsoon rains, as well as famine, disease, snakes and crocodiles all bore heavily on the troops. Against this extraordinary backdrop, Frank McLynn constructs the dramatic story of the four larger-than-life commanders directing the Allied effort: Louis Mountbatten, Orde Wingate, Joseph Stilwell and William Slim, and explores the Campaign through their often stormy relationship. Vivid, brutal, utterly enthralling,

Operation Halyard

Operation Halyard
  • Author : Marc C. Johnson
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release : 26 March 2017
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It is 1944, the peak of World War II. The Allies are bombing Axis fuel depots in Romania to sap the Germans of precious energy resources, but the 15th Air Force is paying a heavy cost. Dozens of bombers are shot down over Yugoslavia, and many of the air crew are forced to bail out behind enemy lines. Nobody knows how many have survived, if they are in prisoners of war, or who is holding them. In Italy, a small cadre

The Wooden Horse

The Wooden Horse
  • Author : Eric Williams
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 01 July 2014
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An epic adventure—the most brilliant escape and evasion from the Nazis ever written. Eric Williams, a Royal Air Force bomber captain, was shot down over Germany in 1942 and imprisoned in Stalag Luft III, the infamous German POW camp. Digging an underground tunnel hidden beneath a wooden vaulting horse, he managed to escape after ten months and, accompanied by a fellow officer, made his way back to England. In this thinly fictionalized retelling, Williams relates his story in three distinct

A Higher Call

A Higher Call
  • Author : Adam Makos,Larry Alexander
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 19 December 2012
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THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER: “Beautifully told.”—CNN • “A remarkable story...worth retelling and celebrating.”—USA Today • “Oh, it’s a good one!”—Fox News A “beautiful story of a brotherhood between enemies” emerges from the horrors of World War II in this New York Times bestseller by the author of Spearhead. December, 1943: A badly damaged American bomber struggles to fly over wartime Germany. At the controls is twenty-one-year-old Second Lieutenant Charlie Brown. Half his crew lay wounded or dead on this,

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Engineers of Victory
  • Author : Paul Kennedy
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 29 January 2013
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Paul Kennedy, award-winning author of The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers and one of today’s most renowned historians, now provides a new and unique look at how World War II was won. Engineers of Victory is a fascinating nuts-and-bolts account of the strategic factors that led to Allied victory. Kennedy reveals how the leaders’ grand strategy was carried out by the ordinary soldiers, scientists, engineers, and businessmen responsible for realizing their commanders’ visions

The Liberator

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  • Author : Alex Kershaw
  • Publisher : Broadway Books
  • Release : 15 October 2013
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Traces the achievements of the World War II regiments under Felix Sparks, documenting their clashes with Hitler's elite troops in Sicily and Alerno and their heroic liberation of the Dachau concentration camp. By the best-selling author of The Bedford Boys. 60,000 first printing.