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History Bookshelf: Cate Lineberry

World War II Plane

World War II Plane

Raleigh, North Carolina
Saturday, December 28, 2013

Cate Lineberry talks about her book, “The Secret Rescue: An Untold Story of American Nurses and Medics Behind Nazi Lines,” in which she recounts the emergency landing of a military transport plane in Nazi-occupied Albania in November 1943. The plane was carrying a group of U.S. Army medics and nurses, and the author recounts how 27 survived over the succeeding months moving throughout the country, searching for help and avoiding capture.

Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 1:07pm (ET)

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