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The Great Escape : a Canadian Story.

Author: Theodore Barris
Publisher: Toronto : Dundurn, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One night in 1944, 80 airmen escaped a German POW compound in Poland. The event became known as ""The Great Escape."" Ted Barris writes of the planners, task leaders, and key players in the escape attempt, those who got away, those who didn't, and their families at home.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Personal narratives, Canadian
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore Barris
ISBN: 9781771024747 1771024747
OCLC Number: 862103520
Description: 1 online resource (321 pages)
Contents: Introduction: "Heroes Resurface" --
The King's Regulations --
Bond of Wire --
"Spine-Tingling Sport" --
Escape Season --
Servant to a Hole in the Ground --
"Shysters and Crooks and Con Men" --
The Play's the Thing --
"Through Adversity to the Stars" --
The Hate Campaign --
Long Road Home --
"A Proud, Spectacular Distraction."
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One night in 1944, 80 airmen escaped a German POW compound in Poland. The event became known as ""The Great Escape."" Ted Barris writes of the planners, task leaders, and key players in the escape attempt, those who got away, those who didn't, and their families at home.

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