Halyard Mission or Operation Halyard was an Allied airlift operation behind enemy lines during World War II. In brief, Allied airmen had been downed in what was then Nazi-occupied Serbia in 1944. These men had to abandon their downed aircraft and pray they make it to safety or stayed away from the German Nazi forces. These 500+ men landed near a small town in Serbia called Pranjani.
Now, before I continue let me tell you a couple of things about Pranjani then. One, it was a very small village. The residents of Pranjani were poor and doing good to feed their own people.
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