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  • Behind Nazi Lines

    My Father's Heroic Quest to Save 149 World War II POWs

    In 1944, hundreds of Allied soldiers were trapped in POW camps in occupied France. The odds of their survival were long. The odds of escaping, even longer. But one man had the courage to fight the odds . . .An elite British S.A.S. operative on an assassination mission gone wrong. A Jewish New Yorker injured in a Nazi ambush. An eighteen-year-old Gary Cooper lookalike from Mobile, Alabama. These ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

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    Behind Nazi Lines

    My Father's Heroic Quest to Save 149 World War II POWs

    Unabridged

    10 hours 34 min

    In 1944, hundreds of Allied soldiers were trapped in POW camps in occupied France. The odds of their survival were long. The odds of escaping, even longer. But one man had the courage to fight the odds . . .An elite British S.A.S. operative on an assassination mission gone wrong. A Jewish New Yorker injured in a Nazi ambush. An eighteen-year-old Gary Cooper lookalike from Mobile, Alabama. These ... Read more

    $20.00 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Savage Will

    The Daring Escape of Americans Trapped Behind Nazi Lines

    In the tradition of incredible true stories from The Great Escape to Argo, Savage Will recounts a tale of survival, daring, and evasion behind enemy lines: that of American medics and nurses stranded for two months in Nazi-occupied Albania.In 1943, men and women of the 807th Medical Air Evacuation Squadron boarded a routine flight from Sicily to the Italian mainland to care for wounded soldiers. ... Read more

    $10.99 USD $8.99 USD

  • The Secret Rescue

    An Untold Story of American Nurses and Medics Behind Nazi Lines

    The “exciting” true story of a downed cargo plane and a group of stranded U.S. Army medical personnel fighting to survive in Nazi-occupied Albania (The Bowling Green Daily News).A Wall Street Journal BestsellerAn Edgar Award Finalist and Anthony Award Finalist for Best Critical or Non-Fiction WorkWhen twenty-six Army nurses and medics—part of the 807th Medical Air Evacuation Transport Squadron ... Read more

    $13.09 USD

  • Audiobook

    Trapped Behind Nazi Lines

    The Story of the U.S. Army Air Force 807th Medical Evacuation Squadron

    by Eric Braun ...
    Narrated by Various Narrators ...
    series Encounter: Narrative Nonfiction Stories

    Unabridged

    2 hours 46 min

    In the midst of World War II, a group of Army Air Force medical workers found themselves trapped behind enemy lines after surviving a plane crash. What followed were two months of sheer terror. Vivid details bring to light how they survived and the emotions they faced on a daily basis. Primary-source quotes bring the story to life. ... Read more

    $12.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Into the Inferno: The Memoir of a Jewish Paratrooper behind Nazi Lines

    In the spring of 1944, thirty-two young Palestinian Jews parachuted into Nazi-held Eastern Europe and the Balkans. Their goal was to encourage Jewish resistance where possible and to organize rescue schemes thwarting deportations to the death camps. Linking up in Yugoslavia and impelled by the hope that the Jews trapped in Hungary were still capable of fighting back, some of the volunteers set out ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Trapped Behind Nazi Lines

    The Story of the U.S. Army Air Force 807th Medical Evacuation Squadron

    by Eric Braun ...
    series Encounter: Narrative Nonfiction Stories
    In the midst of World War II, a group of Army Air Force medical workers found themselves trapped behind enemy lines after surviving a plane crash. What followed were two months of sheer terror. Vivid details bring to light how they survived and the emotions they faced on a daily basis. Primary-source quotes bring the story to life. ... Read more

    $23.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    Savage Will

    The Daring Escape of Americans Trapped Behind Nazi Lines

    Narrated by Derek Shetterly ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 6 min

    Savage Will brings to life a remarkable story of perseverance, heroism, and survival: the true tale of the American medics and nurses who endured two months in Nazi-occupied Albania-and the fearless citizens and Allied intelligence officers who risked all to save them. On a cold morning in war-ravaged Sicily in 1943, men and women of the 807th Medical Air Evacuation Squadron boarded a routine ... Read more

    $34.98 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Secret Rescue

    An Untold Story of American Nurses and Medics Behind Nazi Lines

    Narrated by Erin Bennett ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 13 min

    The compelling untold story of a group of stranded U.S. Army nurses and medics fighting to escape Nazi-occupied Europe.When 26 Army nurses and medics-part of the 807th Medical Air Evacuation Transport Squadron-boarded a cargo plane for transport in November 1943, they never anticipated the crash landing in Nazi-occupied Albania that would lead to their months-long struggle for survival. A drama ... Read more

    $19.98 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • More Awesome Than Money

    Four Boys and Their Heroic Quest to Save Your Privacy from Facebook

    by Jim Dwyer ...
    Can Facebook be trusted with your data? Years ahead of their time, Diaspora tried to do better. This is their David-versus-Goliath effort to build a revolutionary social network that would give us back control of our privacy.In June of 2010, four nerdy NYU undergrads moved to Silicon Valley to save the world from Facebook. Their idea was simple—to build a social network that would allow users to ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    More Awesome Than Money

    Four Boys and Their Heroic Quest to Save Your Privacy from Facebook

    by Jim Dwyer ...
    Narrated by Pete Larkin ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 22 min

    Their idea was simple. Four NYU undergrads wanted to build a social network that would allow users to control their personal data instead of surrendering it to big businesses like Facebook. They called it Diaspora. In days they raised $200,000, and reporters, venture capitalists, and the digital community's most legendary figures were soon monitoring their progress. Max dreamed of being a CEO. ... Read more

    $19.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • I Am Canada: Behind Enemy Lines

    World War II, Sam Frederiksen, Nazi-Occupied Europe, 1944

    by Carol Matas ...
    series I Am Canada
    A young WWII gunner from the Prairies sees the horrors of war firsthand when he is captured by the Gestapo.Eighteen-year-old Sam Frederiksen has come a long way from the Prairies. Trained to be a gunner in a Lancaster bomber during WWII, he is shot down over France. Battered and bruised, he does survive, and joins forces with the French Resistance... only to be betrayed by one of its members. He ... Read more

    $11.59 USD