The Great Escape
Cassell Military Paperbacks
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|Format: ||Paperback, 288 pages|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 02 November 2000|
One of the most famous true stories from the last war, The GREAT ESCAPE tells how more than six hundred men in a German prisoner-of-war camp worked together to achieve an extraordinary break-out. Every night for a year they dug tunnels, and those who weren't digging forged passports, drew maps, faked weapons and tailored German uniforms and civilian clothes to wear once they had escaped. All of this was conducted under the very noses of their prison guards. When the right night came, the actual escape itself was timed to the split second - but of course, not everything went according to plan...
Part of the Cassell Military Paperback 'Read a Great Movie' promotion An internationally famous book describing an astounding escape 'One of the great true stories of the war, and one of the great escape narratives of all time' - San Francisco Chronicle 'A tense, thrilling, fabulous tale' - Philadelphia Enquirer Equally famous as a film starring Steve McQueen To be included in the CMP 'I was there...' promotion
About the Author
Paul Brickhill was directly involved with the escape from Stalag Luft III, although he was one of the prisoners left behind. This and his other famous book Reach for the Sky are his best known works.
19.7 x 16.4 x 1.9 centimetres (0.26 kg)|
5-9 years |