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Freedom or death : Australia's greatest escape stories from two world wars

Author: Colin Burgess
Publisher: St. Leonards, NSW, Australia : Allen & Unwin, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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A collection of escape stories by Australian prisoners of war. There are stories of prisoners from the two world wars, tormented and tortured until they were left with two distinct options - freedom  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Burgess
ISBN: 1863736360 9781863736367
OCLC Number: 31265637
Notes: Includes index.
Description: vii, 223 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Escape in two world wars; from the clutch of the Kaiser - gunner H Lamert Thomas; the will to be free - squadron leader Hedley N Fowler; freedom of death - escape from Ambon; patience, persistence and guts - Sapper Robert St Q Hopper; in the footsteps of the dead - the Sandakan story; defiant odyssey - pilot officer Allan F McSweyn.
Other Titles: Australia's greatest escape stories from two world wars
Responsibility: Colin Burgess.

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