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The German Great Escape

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Published by Seren .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Works by individual poets: from c 1900 -,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • Poetry,
  • History / Military / World War II

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8988780M
    ISBN 101854113836
    ISBN 109781854113832
    OCLC/WorldCa60182059


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Great Papago Escape: 25 German POWs dug their way out of Phoenix prison camp. They built a kayak and planned to ride the rivers to : Roger Naylor. James Garner as American officer Hendley, in charge of scrounging for the mass escape plan and assigned to obtain samples of new German identity papers, ingratiates himself with P.O.W.

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The Great Escape was based upon a book written by Australian World War II veteran Paul Brickhill; his first-person account told of his experiences as a prisoner of war in Stalag Luft III, a prison camp in Poland where the Germans kept British and Commonwealth prisoners until liberation came.

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