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Author Dando-Collins, Stephen, author.

Title Operation Chowhound : the most risky, most glorious US bomber mission of WWII / Stephen Dando-Collins.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    940.531 DAN    DUE 08-01-19
 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction    940.531 DAN    Available
 PAS Hill Avenue Branch Non-Fiction    940.531 DAN    Available
Edition First edition.
Description xiv, 248 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Navigator Ellis B. Scripture's prayer -- Hitler's secret agent -- The suspect prince in the world of James Bond -- The bridge too far : the failure to liberate Holland -- The Germans go on the offensive -- An offer from Nazi Governor Seyss-Inquart -- President "Dutch" Roosevelt's promise -- "Beetle" Bedell Smith's plan -- Farley Mowat goes behind German lines -- The Achterveld Agreement -- The first nervous test flight -- Ike's hatchet man tells the Nazi Governor straight -- The US 8th Air Force prepares for Chowhound -- May 1, 1945 : B-17s over Holland at 400 feet -- Germans open fire on Chowhound bombers -- Audrey Hepburn's birthday present : the liberation of Holland -- Grif Mumford's special air delivery to a Dutch sister -- Bombardier Braidic's fateful decision -- The end : for Seyss-Inquart and the War -- The aftermath -- The best thing we ever did in the War.
Subject United States. Army Air Forces. Air Force, 8th -- History.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Food supply -- Netherlands.
Food relief, American -- Netherlands -- History -- 20th century.
Survival and emergency rations -- Netherlands -- History -- 20th century.
B-17 bomber -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.
Netherlands -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945.
Added Title Most risky, most glorious United States bomber mission of World War II
ISBN 9781137279637 (hbk.) : $28.00
113727963X (hbk.)

 
    
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