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Beyond The Call

(2015)
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As the Red Army advanced across Poland in 1945, thousands of freed Allied POWs - viewed by the Soviets as cowards or potential spies - were abandoned to wander the war-torn Eastern Front. In total secrecy, the OSS - wartime forerunner to the CIA - conceived an undercover mission to rescue them. The man they picked to undertake it was veteran Eighth Air Force bomber pilot Captain Robert Trimble. With little covert training, Trimble survived by wit, courage, and a determination to do some good in a terrible war. Alone, he faced up to the terrifying Soviet secret police and saved hundreds of lives, fighting his own battle against the trauma of war while finding his way home to his wife and child. Based on hours of testimony from his father, Beyond the Call is written by Trimble's son and by British historian Jeremy Dronfield. It is a filmic, inspiring story of a hitherto unknown true hero. This paperback book has 352 pages and measures: 20 x 13 x 3cm

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February 2015 : UK Hardback
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Title: Beyond the Call: The True Story of One World War II Pilot's Covert Mission to Rescue POWs on the Eastern Front
Author(s): Lee Trimble, Jeremy Dronfield
ISBN: 1-84831-851-0 / 978-1-84831-851-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
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February 2015 : USA Hardback
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Title: Beyond the Call: The True Story of One World War II Pilot's Covert Mission to Rescue POWs on the Eastern Front
Author(s): Lee Trimble, Jeremy Dronfield
ISBN: 0-425-27604-X / 978-0-425-27604-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dutton Caliber
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Paperback Editions

February 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: Beyond The Call: The True Story of One World War II Pilot's Covert Mission to Rescue POWs on the Eastern Front
Author(s): Lee Trimble, Jeremy Dronfield
ISBN: 0-425-27605-8 / 978-0-425-27605-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dutton Caliber
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: Beyond the Call: The True Story of One World War II Pilot's Covert Mission to Rescue POWs on the Eastern Front
Author(s): Lee Trimble, Jeremy Dronfield
ISBN: 1-84831-941-X / 978-1-84831-941-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


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February 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Beyond the Call: The True Story of One World War II Pilot's Covert Mission to Rescue POWs on the Eastern Front
Author(s): Lee Trimble, Jeremy Dronfield
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon   


2015 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Beyond the Call
Author(s): Lee Trimble, Jeremy Dronfield
ISBN: 1-4906-5665-0 / 978-1-4906-5665-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon   


Kindle Editions

February 2015 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Beyond The Call: The True Story of One World War II Pilot's Covert Mission to Rescue POWs on the Eastern Front
Author(s): Lee Trimble, Jeremy Dronfield
Publisher: Dutton Caliber
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA