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Behind Nazi Lines: My Father's Heroic Quest to Save 149 World War II POWs

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Binding: Paperback
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ISBN: 9780425276471
Publisher: Penguin Random House Company
Language: English
Page Count: 351
Publication Date: 8/2/2016
Size: 9.05" l x 5.96" w x 0.99"
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In 1944, hundreds of Allied soldiers were trapped in the prisoner-of-war camps off the Atlantic coast of occupied France. Miraculously, local villagers smuggled a message from the camp to the Allied forces - sparking a remarkable quest by an unlikely hero.

Excluded from military service due to a football injury, Andy Hodges joined the Red Cross and, in the fall of 1944, was tapped for what sounded like a suicide mission: a desperate attempt to aid the Allied POWs in Nazi-occupied France.

But Andy did far more than deliver much-needed supplies. By the end of the year, he had negotiated the release of an unprecedented 149 prisoners - leaving no one behind. This is the true story of one man’s selflessness, ingenuity, and victory in the face of impossible adversity.

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