Last evacuation of Halyard mission

On this day, 75 years ago, last evacuation of Halyard mission took place from airstrip near Boljanić village in northern Bosnia. With members of mission, 20 US Airmen were evacuated. Mission was great success, it managed to evacuate more than 420 US and Allied personnel, without losses.

Nick Lalich, Arthur Jibbylian, US Airmen and Chetniks in Boljanić, before planes arrived.

Halyard mission arrives in Bari, greeted by ACRU commander George Kraigher (first on the left).

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