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Dodger : the Extraordinary Story of Churchill''s American Cousin, Two World Wars, and The Great Escape.

Author: Tim Carroll
Publisher: Lanham : Lyons Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Of all the Allied prisoners who broke out of Hermann Göring''s ""escape proof"" camp in the famous ""Great Escape"" of March 1944, Johnny Dodge was the most intriguing.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Carroll, Tim.
Dodger : The Extraordinary Story of Churchill''s American Cousin, Two World Wars, and The Great Escape.
Lanham : Lyons Press, ©2013
Named Person: Johnny Dodge
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Carroll
ISBN: 9780762794201 0762794208
OCLC Number: 887499495
Description: 1 online resource (531 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Author's Note; Acknowledgments; Preface; Chapter 1: Wookyi-Tipi; Chapter 2: Age Quod Agis; Chapter 3: Esprit de Corps; Chapter 4: Debacle; Chapter 5: The Soldier; Chapter 6: Mediterranean Adventure; Chapter 7: A Corner of a Foreign Field; Chapter 8: Gallipoli; Chapter 9: The Western Front; Chapter 10: Death Revisited; Chapter 11: To the Ends of the Earth; Chapter 12: A Great Game; Chapter 13: Of Bandits and Brigands; Chapter 14: Trading with the Enemy; Chapter 15: Prisoner of the Cheka; Chapter 16: Appointment with Death. Chapter 17: From Far East to East EndChapter 18: Minerva; Chapter 19: A Final Note; Chapter 20: Prisoner of War; Chapter 21: Oh, What a Lovely War!; Chapter 22: With Major Rumpel's Compliments; Chapter 23: Baltic Interlude; Chapter 24: "Escape Proof" Camp; Chapter 25: Polish Interlude; Chapter 26: Tom, Dick, and Harry; Chapter 27: Last Letters Home; Chapter 28: Per Ardua ad Astra; Chapter 29: Death Postponed; Chapter 30: The Sachsenhausen Tunnel; Chapter 31: Escape from the SS; Chapter 32: Mission to Downing Street; Chapter 33: Berlin Days; Chapter 34: Travels with Dr. Thost; Chapter 35: Home. Chapter 36: Shadows and FogChapter 37: In Memoriam; Postscript: The Great Escapers; Appendix I: Lord Freyberg's Address at Johnny's Memorial Service; Appendix II: Christopher Reeve and The Great Escape II: The Untold Story; Appendix III: The Real Great Escape; Appendix IV: Edited Extracts from Johnny's Letters Home while in Captivity; Notes; Select Bibliography; Photographs.

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Of all the Allied prisoners who broke out of Hermann Göring''s ""escape proof"" camp in the famous ""Great Escape"" of March 1944, Johnny Dodge was the most intriguing.

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