Trapped Behind Nazi Lines: The Story of the U.S. Army Air Force 807th Medical Evacuation Squadron

Trapped Behind Nazi Lines: The Story of the U.S. Army Air Force 807th Medical Evacuation Squadron

by Eric Mark Braun

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Overview

In the midst of World War II, a group of Army Air Force medical workers found themselves trapped behind enemy lines after surviving a plane crash. What followed were two months of sheer terror. Vivid details bring to light how they survived and the emotions they faced on a daily basis. Primary-source quotes bring the story to life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781623706050
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 03/01/2016
Series: Encounter: Narrative Nonfiction Stories Series
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 1,144,255
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Eric Braun is a strange and handsome man who has written dozens of books for kids and teens, sometimes while wearing a hat. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife and sons and gecko. Learn more at www.heyericbraun.com

Table of Contents

The luck of the hunted -- Crash landing! -- You're in Albania -- Unlikely heroes -- Nazi attack -- Keep climbing -- Reunited -- Blizzard! -- Help from the British -- Duffy and his chickens -- German avalanche -- Christmas and a near rescue -- Hiking by night -- To the sea-and across -- Saving the final three.

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