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The escape artists : a band of daredevil pilots and the grandest escape of the Great War

Author: Neal Bascomb
Publisher: London : John Murray (Publishers), 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of three downed British airmen who mastermind an elaborate, rollicking escape from a WWI German POW camp.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neal Bascomb
ISBN: 9781473686786 1473686784
OCLC Number: 1050340524
Description: xxv, 310 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm.
Contents: Capture --
All roads lead to Hellminden --
The tunnel --
Breakout.
Responsibility: Neal Bascomb.

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The story of three downed British airmen who mastermind an elaborate, rollicking escape from a WWI German POW camp.

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Absorbing * Choice Magazine * It's riveting reading, but more than that, it's inspiring * Candice Millard, author of Hero of the Empire * A remarkable piece of hidden history, told perfectly . . . Read more...

 
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