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Two Gold Coins and a Prayer: The Epic Journey of a World War II Bomber Pilot, Evader, and POW James H. Keeffe III

Two Gold Coins and a Prayer: The Epic Journey of a World War II Bomber Pilot, Evader, and POW

James H. Keeffe III

Published June 2nd 2010
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Kindle Edition
600 pages
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On the 8th of March 1944, Lieutenant James Keeffe was forced to bail out of his stricken B-24 bomber over Papendrecht, Holland. Thus began an incredible journey. With the help of the Dutch Resistance, he played an elaborate shell game with the Nazis,MoreOn the 8th of March 1944, Lieutenant James Keeffe was forced to bail out of his stricken B-24 bomber over Papendrecht, Holland. Thus began an incredible journey. With the help of the Dutch Resistance, he played an elaborate shell game with the Nazis, moving freely amongst them within a network of safe houses. After several attempts to return to England, to get back into the war, Lt. Keeffe was betrayed, taken prisoner and transported under armed guard to the infamous German prisoner-of-war camp Stalag Luft III - site of the Great Escape.Ben Franklin Book Award 2011: Best Autobiography/MemoirNext Generation Indie Book Award 2011: Best Memoir, Best Cover Design (non-fiction)Gold Medal Winner, 2011 MWSA Awards (Military Writers Society of America) - category Military/Air Force