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The Last Mission of the Wham Bam Boys

Author: Freeman, Gregory A.

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

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The Last Mission of the Wham Bam Boys : The Last Mission of the Wham Bam Boys tells the riveting story of a nine-man American bomber crew after they were forced to bail out over Germany in August, 1944. Quickly taken prisoner by a mob of angry farmers, shopkeepers, railroad workers, women, and children, the soldiers were marched into the nearby town of Russelsheim and assaulted with stones, bricks, and wooden clubs before being left for dead at the nearby cemetery. Drawing from trial records, government archives, interviews with family members, and personal letters, author Gregory A. Freeman follows two army officers charged with investigating the murders, and brings to life the dramatic story of how the depravations of war led the citizens of a sleepy German village to commit horrific acts.

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History & Geography   Military

ISBN 13:9780230341166
ISBN 10:0230341160
Size:9.22" l x 6.26" w x 0.72" h
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