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Beyond The Call

(2015)
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This inspiring true story of veteran Air Force bomber pilot Robert Trimble, who laid his life on the line to rescue World War II POWs on the Eastern Front.

Near the end of World War II, thousands of Allied ex-POWs were abandoned to wander the war-torn Eastern Front. With no food, shelter, or supplies, they were an army of dying men. As the Red Army advanced across Poland, the Nazi prison camps were liberated. In defiance of humanity, the freed Allied prisoners were discarded without aid. The Soviets viewed POWs as cowards, and regarded all refugees as potential spies or partisans.

The United States repeatedly offered to help, but were refused. With relations between the Allies strained, a plan was conceived for an undercover rescue mission. In total secrecy, the OSS chose an obscure American air force detachment stationed at a Ukrainian airfield. The man they picked to undertake it was veteran 8th Air Force bomber pilot Captain Robert Trimble.

With little covert training, Trimble took the mission. He would survive by wit, courage, and determination. This is the compelling, true story of an American hero who risked everything to bring his fellow soldiers home to safety and freedom.

INCLUDES PHOTOS

 
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Hardback Editions

February 2015 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: 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
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

February 2015 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: 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: Berkley
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

February 2016 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: 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: Berkley
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

November 2015 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: 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 UK   

Audio Editions

February 2015 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: 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
thumbTitle: 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
thumbTitle: 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: Berkley
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


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