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Raid! the Untold Story of Patton"s Secret Mission

by Richard Baron

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Published by Putnam Adult .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages283
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Open LibraryOL7470603M
ISBN 100399125973
ISBN 109780399125973

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Raid! the Untold Story of Patton"s Secret Mission by Richard Baron Download PDF EPUB FB2

The true story of how General Patton secretly overstepped his authority by sending an undermanned, under armed task foce on a top secret mission r 60 miles behind enemy lines with the sole purpose of rescuing his son-in-law from a German POW camp/5(39).

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Raid. Is a super good true story about the "hair-brained" mission to sent a special task force consisting of 50 vehicles and men, with no air support and no additional ground support, 60 miles behind enemy lines to liberate American officers at a German POW camp, inwhich one of the officers is General Patton's son-in-law.5/5(5).

The orders came from Patton himself: Take a strike force behind enemy lines--with no air or ground support--and liberate a POW camp at Hammelburg, where Patton's son-in-law was held. Captain Abe Baum and an armored task force answered the call, crashing through an enemy-held town, plunging into German territory, and fighting their way to Hammelburg.

RAID. Written by the men who were there, Raid. is the gripping real-life story of a controversial mission in the heart of World War II. From the belly of a Sherman Tank pelted with enemy fire to the POWs waiting behind barbed wire, this is a thrilling, you-are-there chronicle of human courage--in the face of impossible : Random House Publishing Group.

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The authors used a novelistic approach to the narrative that made this an entertaining read. This footnote in World War II is a must read for history buff/5.

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Get this from a library. Raid!: the untold story of Patton's secret mission. [Richard Baron; Abe Baum; Richard Goldhurst] -- The orders came from Patton himself: Take a strike force behind enemy lines--with no air or ground support--and liberate a POW camp at Hammelburg, where Patton's son-in-law was held.

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Tells the story of the risky mission authorized by General Patton to free American POWs--one of whom was his son-in-law. This account draws on the memories of dozens of soldiers on both sides of the fence around the POW camp--including prisoner Richard Baron and task force leader Abe Baum.

"A vivid and valuable addition to solving the Patton enigma""Library Journal".Author: Richard Baron. Raid!: The Untold Story of Patton's Secret Mission by Richard Goldhurst; Abe Baum; Richard Baron.

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The Oscar-winning movie Patton () failed to mention one of the most controversial incidents in Patton's military career, when he diverted troops to liberate a German POW camp housing his son-in-law.

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