The Leonard Lopate Show Published by The Leonard Lopate Show The Greatest Manhunt of World War II Listen 16 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/56648/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend An American soldier sparked the greatest manhunt of World War II after he murdered his lieutenant and then escaped into the Indo-Burmese jungle. Brendan Koerner’s new book about the dramatic manhunt is Now the Hell Will start.