Escape From Germany



Out Of The Ten Thousand British Air Force Prisoners Who Were In Permanent Camps In Germany In The Second World War, Less Than Thirty Ever Reached Britain Or Neutral Territory, Despite The Most Energetic And Highly Organised Attempts Even So, For Many Prisoners Of War, The Arguments In Favour Of Trying To Escape Were Overwhelming This Book Contains The True And Often Incredible Stories Of The Heroic Efforts Of The Members Of The RAF And The Army Who Tried To Escape From Prisoner Of War Camps In Germany This Authoritative Account Of Their Many Exploits, Drawn From The Narratives Of The Men Themselves, Makes Compelling Reading It Includes Such Remarkable Stories As The Wooden Horse A Hollow Vaulting Horse That Was Used To Disguise A Tunnel Entrance, Enabling Three Men To Escape And Finally Reach England, And Of The Persistent And Ingenious Attempts To Escape Made At Colditz, Known As The Escapers Camp Although The Castle Was Built Of Stone On A Foundation Of Rock, Than Thirty Tunnels Were Begun Here Escape From Germany , Subtitled The Methods Of Escape Used By RAF Airmen During The Second World War , Was Originally Issued By The Air Historical Branch Of The Air Ministry And Was Not Available To The Public This Reissue Contains An Introduction, Written By Air Commodore H A Probert, Head Of The Air Historical Branch RAF Fascinating And Moving Crawley Describes Coolly And Vividly The Experience Of Capture And Imprisonment For The Thousands Of Allied Troops And Air Crews Who Fell Into German Hands MAX HASTINGS Aidan Crawley 1908 1993 Was An MP And Writer Who Also Produced TV At The Very Start Of The Commercial TV Era Of The 1950s He Wrote A Biography Of Charles De Gaulle And A History Of West Germany After World War II During The War He Had Been A Prisoner After Being Shot Down While Serving In The RAF Endeavour Press Is The UK S Leading Independent Digital Publisher For Information On Our Titles Please Sign Up To Our Newsletter At Www.endeavourpress.com Each Week You Will Receive Updates On Free And Discounted Ebooks Follow Us On Twitter EndeavourPress And On Facebook Via We Are Always Interested In Hearing From Our Readers Endeavour Press Believes That The Future Is Now.Escape From Germany

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[PDF / Epub] ☉ Escape From Germany  By Aidan Crawley – E17streets4all.co.uk
  • Kindle Edition
  • 362 pages
  • Escape From Germany
  • Aidan Crawley
  • English
  • 27 March 2017

10 thoughts on “Escape From Germany

  1. says:

    This is a detailed look the effort of Allied prisoners to escape from German camps The tragic consequences of the Great Escape are also portrayed Though few were successful during the six years of war, the escapes did not stop until near the end when it was decided to wait for liberation.

  2. says:

    ThrillingAn excellent book about life behind the wire of German POW camps, I never realised so few escapees actually made it home, thanks all the ww2 films I ve seen A little repetitious at times but that s just because when several people escaped at the same time, their stories are covered The book is predominantly about RAF POW s army and navy ones are only mentioned in passing when all were housed together The accounts of how they d...

  3. says:

    Factual.A good book to read of the hardships and atrocities the Allied prisoners of the second world war endured How I wish that many of the younger generations and nationalities of today have access, be interest...

  4. says:

    This is one reason why they re called the Greatest Generation I took one star off because parts of it were so extremely detailed that I almost couldn t make it through how the POWs fashioned clothes and identity papers for escape This is full of details about escape attempts in each Stalag that h...

  5. says:

    An insightful book about a series of escapes from German prisoner of war camps during WW2 A detailed account of the basics of escaping, such as maps, clothes and tools needed as well as of the particular esca...

  6. says:

    I downloaded the book as part of a research project about the final stages of the war, thanks to a recommendation by a friend The book is incredibly useful for that The escape stories are fascinating and well documented Thought through and well constructed the book offers a load...

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