The Great Escape

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9780755310371: The Great Escape

Stalag Luft III was a specially built German prison camp designed to hold the most determined escapers - officers and men from the RAF. Their spectacularly daring escape plan was on an awe-inspiring scale: 650 prisoners working for an entire year to build the longest and most sophisticated tunnel under a POW camp. The tragic end, with 50 captured prisoners shot in cold blood on Hitler's personal orders, led to its own war crimes prosecution and executions. The last surviving escapers, along with the original executioners have been tracked down and dramatically tell the full story in this volume.

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On the night of March 24, 1944, 76 Allied RAF officers escaped from Stalag–Luft III, Nazi Germany’s most secure POW camp. It was the biggest, most daring break–out of World War II. The tenacity and ingenuity of the prisoners has become the stuff of legend, as they carried out their plan to dig the longest and most sophisticated tunnel ever conceived. But the men paid a high price for their bravery: of the 73 men recaptured, 50 were brutally executed on Hitler’s direct orders. The tireless RAF investigation into the atrocity offers a chilling insight into the last hours of the victims and the actions of the killers. Drawing on the meticulous research carried out for the war crimes trial as well as interviews with survivors and families of the murdered men, Anton Gill gives us the definitive account of the escape and its shocking aftermath. Among the author’s many books are The Journey Back from Hell and Art Lover: A Biography of Peggy Guggenheim.

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Anton Gill read English at Cambridge University and became a full-time writer in 1984. His books on contemporary history include a study of Berlin between the wars and a history of the German resistance to Hitler

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