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Hell Is So Green: Search and Rescue over the Hump in World War II

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Lt. William Diebold served in the Army’s Air Transport Command in the China-Burma-India theater of World War II and never fired a weapon in battle. Like many men who flew the Hump, he never saw on-the-ground combat, but he fought bravely by saving lives. Flyers who crossed the eastern Himalayas to keep the allied armies in China supplied with food, fuel, and weapons agains ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published November 6th 2012 by Lyons Press (first published October 18th 2011)
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Patricia
Oct 27, 2012 Patricia rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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A friend of my husband’s loaned him this book. As soon as it entered our house, I grabbed it up and read it in just two evenings. This is the true story of a search and rescue party who went into the jungles to rescues lost pilots who had gone down on missions that went over the hump of the Himalayas in 1944.

Lt. William Diebold, of Pittsburgh, PA led the mission and wrote the story. The manuscript was found after his death by his daughter who never knew anything about the mission. She found a pu
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Anna Diebold
Oct 31, 2011 Anna Diebold rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A colorful, engaging, period piece that keeps your attention; and hard to believe one man would parachuet into the jungles of Burma, each time to save one pilots life. I found it hard to put the book down.
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Jun 05, 2012 Lisa Matheny rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I enjoyed his writing and his humor. So sorry to hear of his life postwar.
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