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The lost airman : a true story of escape from Nazi-occupied France / Seth Meyerowitz ; with Peter F. Stevens.

Meyerowitz, Seth, (author.).
Book Book (2016)
Description: xiv, 299 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Publisher: New York : Berkley Caliber, 2016
3 of 3 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Winthrop. (Show preferred library)
0 current holds with 3 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Winthrop Adult Biographies 920 920 Meyerowitz 2016 (Text to Phone) Available -
Stoneham Adult Nonfiction Lower Level 940.544 MEY (Text to Phone) Available -
Wakefield Adult Nonfiction (2nd Floor) 940.5449 Meyerowitz (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 1592409296
  • ISBN: 9781592409297
  • Edition: First edition.
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-279).
Contents: Prologue: A needle in a haystack -- "Just a milk run" -- Purple Heart corner -- Hit the silk! -- "What's in his hand?" -- Marcel -- The shed in the woods -- War in the shadows -- "Crazy-mad" -- AKA Georges Lambert -- A long shot at best -- Playing the part -- A narrow escape -- Trouble in Beaumont-de-Lomagne -- Death in the Pink City -- The Gestapo at the door -- Hiding in plain sight -- Not a moment too soon -- The Maquis -- Meet Lieutenant Cleaver -- Unlikely friends -- "It's time" -- Misery in the mountains -- "One of the worst days in my life" -- Parting ways -- A perilous trek -- Stranded -- Good-bye, Georges Lambert -- Death to France -- "Welcome back to the war" -- "It is therefore SECRET" -- Rockaway Beach -- Epilogue.
Summary: Documents the story of a World War II American Air Force turret-gunner who was one of two escapees when his team's plane was shot down near Cognac in 1943, tracing his harrowing six-month flight to safety across the Pyrenees under constant pursuit by the Gestapo.
Authors: Stevens, Peter F., 1955- (author.).
Alternate Title: True story of escape from Nazi-occupied France
Citation: Meyerowitz, Seth. "The lost airman : a true story of escape from Nazi-occupied France." New York : Berkley Caliber, 2016.

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