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Home From Siberia: The Secret Odysseys of Interned American Airmen in World War II (Texas A & M University Military History Series #16)

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As war spread across the world at the end of 1941, the Soviet Union found itself between a rock known as Nazi Germany and a hard place called imperial Japan. With all its forces battling Germany in the west, the Soviet Union had to keep peace on its isolated and vulnerable eastern borders. To avoid risking its status as a neutral country in the war between the United State ...more
Paperback, 248 pages
Published June 1st 2000 by Texas A&M University Press (first published January 1987)
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Otis Hays tells how U.S. airmen landed their damaged airplanes in Soviet Russia during World War II. Most of these airmen came from the Aleutian Islands and were on bombing missions against the Japanese islands known as the Kuriles. When their planes got damaged they knew they could not make it back to the U.S. air base, so they landed in Petropavlosk or Vladivostok. A few planes came from China. In each case the Soviets would intern the U.S. airmen, since they were a neutral country in relation ...more
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