Our Last Mission: A World War II Prisoner In Germany

Our Last Mission: A World War II Prisoner In Germany

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ISBN-13: 9780806137179
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
Publication date: 07/13/2005
Pages: 259
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Dawn Trimble Bunyak is an independent historian who consults in matters of historic preservation.



Arnold Krammer is Professor of History at Texas A&M University and author of Nazi Prisoners of War in America.

Table of Contents

List of IllustrationsIX
ForewordXI
PrefaceXXIII
1The Early Years3
2Basic Training10
3Army Instructor26
4Into Battle35
5Slightly Dangerous II47
6The Last Mission57
7The Jump64
8Captured69
9Dulag Luft Frankfurt80
10Stalag Luft 691
11A Kriegie's Day103
12Heydekrug to Kiefheide120
13The Gauntlet127
14Stalag Luft 4133
15Life in Camp146
16The Black March165
17Liberation182
18Cigarette Camps189
19Going Home204
Epilogue221
AppendixPoems by POWs225
Notes239
Bibliography243
Acknowledgments249
Index251

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