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The lost airman : a true story of escape from Nazi-occupied France

text The lost airman : a true story of escape from Nazi-occupied France

Summary

Documents the story of a World War II American Air Force turret-gunner who was one of two escapees when his team's plane was shot down near Cognac in 1943, tracing his harrowing six-month flight to safety across the Pyrenees under constant pursuit by the Gestapo.

Contents
Prologue: A needle in a haystack -- "Just a milk run" -- Purple Heart corner -- Hit the silk! -- "What's in his hand?" -- Marcel -- The shed in the woods -- War in the shadows -- "Crazy-mad" -- AKA Georges Lambert -- A long shot at best -- Playing... Read more
Format
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Description
xiv, 299 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Publisher
2016

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KCL 940.54 MEYEROWITZ in Adult Non-fiction Available

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