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Escape from Hitler's Europe : an American airman behind enemy lines, George Watt

Label
Escape from Hitler's Europe : an American airman behind enemy lines
Title
Escape from Hitler's Europe
Title remainder
an American airman behind enemy lines
Statement of responsibility
George Watt
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
November 1943: American flyer George Watt parachutes out of his burning warplane and lands in rural Nazi-occupied Belgium. Escape from Hitler's Europe is the incredible story of his getaway--how brave villagers spirited him to Brussels to connect with the Comet Line, a rescue arm of the Belgian resistance. This was a gravely dangerous mission, especially for a Jewish soldier who had fought against Franco in the Spanish Civil War. Watt recounts dodging the Gestapo, entering Paris via the underground, and finally, crossing the treacherous Pyrenees into Spain. In 1985, he returned to Belgium a
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1913-1994
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Watt, George
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Watt, George
  • United States
  • Watt, George
  • United States
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Escapes
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • HISTORY
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • Armed Forces
  • Escapes
  • Underground movements, War
  • Belgium
  • Europe
  • Europe, Western
Label
Escape from Hitler's Europe : an American airman behind enemy lines, George Watt
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published in 1990 under the title The Comet connection
  • Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Maps and Figure; My Thanks; Prologue; Part I: Walking Out; 1 Happy Birthday at Happy Valley; 2 Here Comes the Flak; 3 No Regrets, No Regrets; 4 ""lci Belgique?""; 5 The Ditch and the Outhouse; 6 Birthday Party in Hamme; 7 The Policeman and the Parachute; 8 On the Tram; 9 The War within the War; 10 All That Glitters; 11 I Meet the French Resistance; 12 The Gestapo Looks Me Over; 13 Spain Again; 14 Over and Out; Part II: Going Back; 15 Reunion in Hamme; 16 Homage to the Comet Line; Epilogue: Debriefing; Index
Control code
ocn834136713
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (158 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813144139
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt2hh4hj
  • 99ac39a6-9a08-4bba-b142-abf50dde6c80
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)834136713
Label
Escape from Hitler's Europe : an American airman behind enemy lines, George Watt
Publication
Note
  • Originally published in 1990 under the title The Comet connection
  • Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Maps and Figure; My Thanks; Prologue; Part I: Walking Out; 1 Happy Birthday at Happy Valley; 2 Here Comes the Flak; 3 No Regrets, No Regrets; 4 ""lci Belgique?""; 5 The Ditch and the Outhouse; 6 Birthday Party in Hamme; 7 The Policeman and the Parachute; 8 On the Tram; 9 The War within the War; 10 All That Glitters; 11 I Meet the French Resistance; 12 The Gestapo Looks Me Over; 13 Spain Again; 14 Over and Out; Part II: Going Back; 15 Reunion in Hamme; 16 Homage to the Comet Line; Epilogue: Debriefing; Index
Control code
ocn834136713
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (158 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813144139
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt2hh4hj
  • 99ac39a6-9a08-4bba-b142-abf50dde6c80
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)834136713

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