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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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.
Publisher: New York : Nal Caliber, c2007.
ISBN: 9780451222121
Branch Call Number: 940.544 FREEMAN
Characteristics: xv, 313 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 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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