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The tunnels : the untold story of the escapes under the Berlin Wall

Author: Greg Mitchell
Publisher: London : Bantam Press, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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TRUE WAR & COMBAT STORIES. In the summer of 1962, one year after the rise of the Berlin Wall, a group of daring young West Germans risked prison, Stasi torture and even death to liberate friends, lovers, and strangers in East Berlin by digging tunnels under the Wall. Then, as the world's press heard about the secret projects, two television networks raced to be the first to document them from the inside, funding two  Read more...
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Named Person: John F Kennedy
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Greg Mitchell
ISBN: 9780593075968 059307596X 9780593075975 0593075978 9780552172042 0552172049
OCLC Number: 961801402
Description: 382 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Greg Mitchell.

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