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The Forgotten Flight

Author : Stuart H. Newberger
ISBN : 9781786070937
Genre : Political Science
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On 19 September 1989, 170 people were killed when UTA Flight 772 was destroyed by a suitcase bomb planted by Libyan agents. Despite being one of the deadliest terror attacks in history, outside France it remained overshadowed by the Lockerbie bombing that had taken place ten months earlier. Both attacks were carried out at the instruction of Libya’s dictator Muammer Qaddafi, but while ‘Lockerbie’ became synonymous with international terrorism, UTA 772 became the ‘forgotten flight’. As a lawyer, Stuart H. Newberger represented the families of the seven Americans killed in the UTA 772 attack. Now he tells the story of the ‘forgotten flight’ for the first time. Newberger pieces together the events leading up to the crime in extraordinary detail, reveals how French investigators cracked the case and takes us inside the behind-the-scenes diplomatic talks with the Libyan government. A real-life legal thriller and a deep examination of the attacks that shaped our view of modern terrorism, The Forgotten Flight is a fast-paced drama with important implications for how we achieve justice for international crimes in an increasingly globalized world.
Category: Political Science

Flight Of The Forgotten

Author : Mark Vance
ISBN : PKEY:6610000093946
Genre : Fiction
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Flight of the Forgotten is the true story of one of the most closely-guarded American military secrets of all time. It is intriguing, controversial and thought-provoking. It traverses 50 years, two generations, and the realities of our physical world. Flight of the Forgotten represents a 50 year-old aviation mystery, officially "forgotten" by the United States Government.
Category: Fiction

Flight Of The Forgotten

Author : Mark A. Vance
ISBN : 9781587217494
Genre : History
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Flight of the Forgotten is the true story of one of the most closely guarded American military secrets of all time. It is intriguing, controversial and thought provoking. It traverses 50 years, two generations, and the realities of our physical world. The triggering event is the tragic loss of an American Eighth Air Force bomber crew in 1945 under mysterious circumstances while enroute home after the end of World War II. The loss represents a 50-year-old aviation mystery, officially "forgotten" by the United States Government. Details described and amplified within the story remain permanently "buried" inside a top secret O.S.S. file to this day. This book is a public counter to official efforts by the United States Government to have the events permanently erased from the public record. The author s extensive research indicates that those events involve murder, conspiracy and sabotage by the O.S.S., the forerunner to the modern CIA. Flight of the Forgotten exposes these events in detail and highlights the spiritual unrest of the murdered crewmen. Their interaction with the author, an airline captain and nephew of one of the crewmen killed in the crash, addresses not only the sabotage and conspiracy issues, but the very essence of our worldly existence. The events described in Flight of the Forgotten will challenge many core beliefs that Americans have about their own government and its role in society. The supernatural element and spiritual involvement of the deceased crewmen will interest anyone who has ever wondered, "What s next?" Written on behalf of the Jack B. Ketchum crew, Flight of the Forgotten is dedicated to men who can no longer speak for themselves but who have an important message all of us should hear.
Category: History

The Forgotten Few

Author : Doug Hurst
ISBN : 9781741765236
Genre : History
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In June 1950, No 77 Squadron RAAF was in Japan, packed up and ready to go home. Instead, they went to Korea, flying Mustang fighters as part of a UN force aiding South Korea fight invading communists from the north. Early flights helped hold the crucial Pusan Perimeter, after which they moved north to fight both the enemy and the deep cold of the Korean winter. When Chinese MiG-15 jet fighters entered the war the squadron re-equipped with twin-jet Meteors. The MiGs were controlled by Russian fighter experts who targeted the Meteors, driving them out of 'MiG Alley'. Adopting ground attack with rockets as their main role, they still fought MiGs, ending the war with a five-all draw. It was valuable but very dangerous work and squadron pilots faced a one in four chance of death or capture for much of the war. Their deeds warranted lasting fame. Instead, they became the Forgotten Few of a largely forgotten war; those who read this book will find they deserve better than that.
Category: History

The Forgotten 500

Author : Gregory A. Freeman
ISBN : 1101032340
Genre : History
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The astonishing, never before told story of the greatest rescue mission of World War II—when the OSS set out to recover more than 500 airmen trapped behind enemy lines in Yugoslavia... During a bombing campaign over Romanian oil fields, hundreds of American airmen were shot down in Nazi-occupied Yugoslavia. Local Serbian farmers and peasants risked their own lives to give refuge to the soldiers while they waited for rescue, and in 1944, Operation Halyard was born. The risks were incredible. The starving Americans in Yugoslavia had to construct a landing strip large enough for C-47 cargo planes—without tools, without alerting the Germans, and without endangering the villagers. And the cargo planes had to make it through enemy airspace and back—without getting shot down themselves. Classified for over half a century for political reasons, the full account of this unforgettable story of loyalty, self-sacrifice, and bravery is now being told for the first time ever. The Forgotten 500 is the gripping, behind-the-scenes look at the greatest escape of World War II. “Amazing [and] riveting.”—James Bradley, New York Times bestselling author of Flags of Our Fathers
Category: History

The Forgotten Pilots

Author : Lettice Curtis
ISBN : STANFORD:36105082192753
Genre : Airplanes
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Beretter om de engelske piloter - herunder kvindelige piloter (Ferry Pilots), der under 2. verdenskrig fløj nye, militære fly fra fabrikkerne til flyvepladserne. Organisationen blev benævnt Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA).
Category: Airplanes

The Forgotten Ace

Author : Alan Hendry
ISBN : 9781105214134
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The Forgotten Soldier

Author : Carroll Durham
ISBN : 9781453527931
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This is a story of Carroll A. Durham becoming a soldier as an African American during the Vietnam War. It is a story that has never been told. Carroll was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder in 1993. He is a poster child for getting the word out about what it was like for 300,000 veteran casualties who served out of 2, 500,000 troops that served in Vietnam. There are very few books in the market about the African American soldier. This story tells of the trials and tribulations of black male youth growing up during the Civil Rights Movement in the new integrated army. The story is also similar to the 30,000 casualties of the Iraq war who suffer just like the Vietnam veteran along with their families. Carroll dreamed of being a soldier growing up in his father's footsteps by him being a person in uniform during World War II. Carroll wanted to know what it was like being a soldier in the Vietnam War. He wants this story to get out to the families of the Vietnam Era so they can see what their patriots went through during this period in our American history.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Forgotten First Flights

Author : Paul Wittreich
ISBN : 9781462835119
Genre : Transportation
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Category: Transportation

Presidential Policies On Terrorism

Author : D. Starr-Deelen
ISBN : 9781137380364
Genre : Political Science
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The book analyzes how the administrations of Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush used force in response to incidents of international terrorism - providing comparison between each of the administrations as they grappled with the evolving nature and role of terrorism in the United States and abroad.
Category: Political Science