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Escape & Evasion; POW Breakouts in World War II

£7.99

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"Men captured in war, deprived of purpose as well as liberty, naturally think of escape. In the Second World War, with vast numbers held in captivity for years, escape was extraordinarily frequent, through escape to freedom inevitably less so. Here the author explores the planning and execution of eighteen escapees, some of them not written about before, and describes in fascinating detail the groups of resistance fighters on the outside who organised escape routes and passed their fugitives from one side safe house to another on the way to the last, dangerous, border crossing. There are accounts of German and Japanese prisoners, as well as, those from British, Commonwealth and American units, all involve in remarkable escapes."

Excellent pages with slight edge-wear.

Item details

Author(s):
Ian Dear
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2004
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1898799830
ISBN-13:
9781898799832
Number of pages:
192
Publisher:
Rigel C/O Orion Publishing Group

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"Men captured in war, deprived of purpose as well as liberty, naturally think of escape. In the Second World War, with vast numbers held in captivity for years, escape was extraordinarily frequent, through escape to freedom inevitably less so. Here the author explores the planning and execution of eighteen escapees, some of them not written about before, and describes in fascinating detail the groups of resistance fighters on the outside who organised escape routes and passed their fugitives from one side safe house to another on the way to the last, dangerous, border crossing. There are accounts of German and Japanese prisoners, as well as, those from British, Commonwealth and American units, all involve in remarkable escapes."

Excellent pages with slight edge-wear.

Author(s):
Ian Dear
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2004
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1898799830
ISBN-13:
9781898799832
Number of pages:
192
Publisher:
Rigel C/O Orion Publishing Group

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