Flight and Return: A Memoir of World War II

Flight and Return: A Memoir of World War II

by Maximilian Lerner


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"Flight and Return" is the compelling story of the escape by Maximilian Lerner and his family from Nazi-occupied Austria, their travels through France, Spain and Portugal to escape German troops and their ultimate arrival to safety in the United States. The book documents the author's service in the U.S.Army as a military intelligence operative and his return to Europe, where he served in the Office of Strategic Services, the predecessor of the CIA, in the reconquest of the European continent, and his final service as a Nazi hunter as an agent of the Counter Intelligence Corps.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493786558
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 12/13/2013
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.47(d)

About the Author

In a very personal way, the author describes his several escapes from the Nazis, his three year effort to finally reach safety in the United States, his arrival as a penniless immigrant and his return to Europe as an American soldier. He concludes with a description of his efforts in the liberation of the continent and his involvement in denazification after the victory.

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