Beyond the Call: The True Story of One World War II Pilot's Covert Mission to Rescue POWs on the Eastern Front
A Paperback edition by Lee Trimble in English (Feb 2, 2016)
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An account of bomber pilot Captain Robert M. Trimble's secret rescue mission, co-written by his son, details the strained tensions between America and Russia and the daunting... Read more
An account of bomber pilot Captain Robert M. Trimble's secret rescue mission, co-written by his son, details the strained tensions between America and Russia and the daunting challenges he faced trying to save hundreds of abandoned POWs. Simultaneous.
Lee Trimble was born in 1950, the son of Captain Robert M. Trimble. He was educated in science and technology at Pennsylvania State University and received an MS at Stevens Institute of Technology in New Jersey. He worked in research and development on lasers, electronics, and semiconductors, and has been a scientific writer and reviewer for various scholarly and professional journals. He has lately retired from the tech world, and works rehabilitating problem dogs, including work in conjunction with SPCA International and the U.S. military on "Operation Baghdad Pups."
Jeremy Dronfield is a multi-faceted writer, biographer, and novelist, with a special interest in WWII aviation. He began in archaeology, gaining his PhD at Cambridge University. In 1997 his debut novel, The Locust Farm, was a bestseller in the United Kingdom. He is also the author of Resurrecting Salvador, Burning Blue (a novel about the experiences of a U.S. pilot in WWII), and the critically acclaimed The Alchemist's Apprentice. He is also coauthor of several historical biographies, including one about the life of the Russian spy Moura Budberg.
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