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The astonishing, never before told story of the greatest rescue mission of World War IIwhen the OSS set out to recoverthanairmen trapped behind enemy lines in YugoslaviaDuring a bombing campaign over Romanian oil fields, hundreds of American airmen were shot down in Nazi occupied Yugoslavia Local Serbian farmers and peasants risked their own lives to give refuge to the soldiers while they waited for rescue, and in , Operation Halyard was born The risks were incredible The starving Americans in Yugoslavia had to construct a landing strip large enough for Ccargo planeswithout tools, without alerting the Germans, and without endangering the villagers And the cargo planes had to make it through enemy airspace and backwithout getting shot down themselves Classified for over half a century for political reasons, the full account of this unforgettable story of loyalty, self sacrifice, and bravery is now being told for the first time ever The Forgottenis the gripping, behind the scenes look at the greatest escape of World War IIAmazing and rivetingJames Bradley, New York Times bestselling author of Flags of Our Fathers