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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Ranked #23 in Operations Management, Ranked #50 in Military Historysee more rankings.

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, this is the full account of Operation Halyard, a story of loyalty, self-sacrifice, and bravery. less

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