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The Resource Silent heroes : downed airmen and the French underground, Sherri Greene Ottis

Silent heroes : downed airmen and the French underground, Sherri Greene Ottis

Label
Silent heroes : downed airmen and the French underground
Title
Silent heroes
Title remainder
downed airmen and the French underground
Statement of responsibility
Sherri Greene Ottis
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the early years of World War II, it was an amazing feat for an Allied airman shot down over occupied Europe to make it back to England. By 1943, however, pilots and crewmembers, supplied with ""escape kits, "" knew they had a 50 percent chance of evading capture and returning home. An estimated 12,000 French civilians helped make this possible. More than 5,000 airmen, many of them American, successfully traveled along escape lines organized much like those of the U.S. Underground Railroad, using secret codes and stopping in safe houses. If caught, they risked internment in a POW camp. But th
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ottis, Sherri Greene
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Air pilots, Military
  • Flight crews
  • Escapes
  • HISTORY
  • Air pilots, Military
  • Escapes
  • Flight crews
  • Military operations, Aerial
  • Military operations, Aerial
  • Secret service
  • Underground movements, War
  • Europe
  • France
  • Great Britain
Label
Silent heroes : downed airmen and the French underground, Sherri Greene Ottis
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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; Introduction; 1. Science Fiction or Military Strategy: The Activities of MI9 and MIS-X; 2. It Was Raining Aviators: The Evaders; 3. My Brother's Keeper: The Helpers; 4. Adolph Should Stay: The Pat O'Leary Line, 1940-1941; 5. In the Wake of Betrayal: The Pat O'Leary Line, 1942-1943; 6. Riding the Tail of a Comet: The Comet Line, 1941-1944; 7. Out of the Ashes: The Shelburne Line, 1944; 8. We Will Never Forget: The Aftermath; 9. Conclusion; Epilogue: Fifty-Five Years Later; Appendix A: List of Abbreviations
  • Appendix B: Evaders Evacuated through the Burgundy/Shelburne ConnectionNotes; Bibliography; Acknowledgments; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Control code
ocn903975239
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Paperback edition
Extent
1 online resource (244 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813147987
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/ctt129frq2
  • e7cb6061-3c8d-4476-9bd9-764ad1b25a59
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)903975239
Label
Silent heroes : downed airmen and the French underground, Sherri Greene Ottis
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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; Introduction; 1. Science Fiction or Military Strategy: The Activities of MI9 and MIS-X; 2. It Was Raining Aviators: The Evaders; 3. My Brother's Keeper: The Helpers; 4. Adolph Should Stay: The Pat O'Leary Line, 1940-1941; 5. In the Wake of Betrayal: The Pat O'Leary Line, 1942-1943; 6. Riding the Tail of a Comet: The Comet Line, 1941-1944; 7. Out of the Ashes: The Shelburne Line, 1944; 8. We Will Never Forget: The Aftermath; 9. Conclusion; Epilogue: Fifty-Five Years Later; Appendix A: List of Abbreviations
  • Appendix B: Evaders Evacuated through the Burgundy/Shelburne ConnectionNotes; Bibliography; Acknowledgments; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Control code
ocn903975239
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Paperback edition
Extent
1 online resource (244 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813147987
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/ctt129frq2
  • e7cb6061-3c8d-4476-9bd9-764ad1b25a59
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)903975239

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