George VujnovichBorn: 1915-05-31 - Died: 2012-04-24
Cause of Death: Natural causes
George Vujnovich died of natural causes at the age of 96.
Who was George Vujnovich :
George Vujnovich was an American intelligence agent during World War II who organized the largest air rescue of Americans behind enemy lines. He was married to his wife, Mirjana Lazich.
During World War II, Vujnovich led the mission of Operation Halyard, which was the plan to evacuate and rescue over 500 pilots from Serbia. This operation was not known to the public until its mention in The Forgotten 500 by Gregory Freeman in 2007.