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The dodger : the extraordinary story of Churchill's cousin and the Great Escape

Author: Tim Carroll
Publisher: Edinburgh : Mainstream, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The ... story of Johnny Dodge, a wartime hero and a pivotal figure in the escapade immortalised in the ... Hollywood film The Great Escape. ... American-born Dodge was a cousin by marriage of Winston Churchill. When the Second World War broke out, he volunteered for the Army but was quickly captured after the debacle of Dunkirk. He became a prisoner of war and an inveterate escapologist and troublemaker -  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John Bigelow Dodge
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Carroll
ISBN: 9781845967994 1845967992 9781780572864 1780572867
OCLC Number: 772973181
Description: 1 volume : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: by Tim Carroll.

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Of all the Allied prisoners who broke out of Hermann Goring's 'escape proof' camp in the famous episode of March 1944, Johnny Dodge was the most intriguing. This title draws upon Dodge's voluminous  Read more...

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