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Written by Richard BaronAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Richard Baron

  • Format: Paperback, 272 pages
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  • Publisher: Dell
  • On Sale: August 8, 2000
  • Price: $7.99
  • ISBN: 978-0-440-23609-2 (0-440-23609-6)
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about this book

Told through vivid first-hand accounts, this is the gripping real-life story of a controversial mission at the heart of World War II.

"Eloquent...utterly believable...it is doubtful whether anyone ever believed Patton's version of this caper, but if anyone did, he can't now. Case closed."-- The New York Times Book Review

Table of Contents

Prologue
We've Got Our Orders
Task Force Baum
Delay at Schweinheim---We're Going Through!
Oflag XIIIB
Attack at Gemunden
Back at the Camp
The Battle for the Hammelburg Oflag
Fifteen Hundred, Eager for Freedom
Like a Blind Worm Over the Countryside
Apocalypse on the Reussenberg
Every Man for Himself
Good Luck/Bad Luck
Paris in the Spring
Baum vs. the Brass
Epilogue
Postscript: Where Are They Now?
Acknowledgments