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Love, betrayal, Big X and The great escape.

Author: Simon Pearson
Publisher: London : Hodder & Stoughton, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Roger Bushell was 'Big X', mastermind of the mass breakout from Stalag Luft III in March 1944, immortalised in the Hollywood film The Great Escape. Very little was known about Bushell until 2011, when his family donated his private papers - a treasure trove of letters, photographs and diaries - to the Imperial War Museum. Through exclusive access to this material - as well as fascinating new research from other  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Roger Bushell
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Pearson
ISBN: 9781444760637 1444760637
OCLC Number: 879345619
Description: 1 volume

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2013 is the 50th anniversary of the premiere of the film, The Great Escape; 2014 is the 70th anniversary of the actual escape.  Read more...

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What a read. Pearson's research is absolutely on the ball and the book is so descriptive I felt as if I were actually flying a Spitfire in 1940...The whole book was fascinating, I could not put it Read more...

 
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A great intelligence asset

by PhillipTaylor (WorldCat user published 2015-05-23) Excellent Permalink

ROGER BUSHELL: A GREAT INTELLIGENCE ASSET. LET’S HOPE THE GOVERNMENT WILL ONE DAY...
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