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The Great Escape By Paul Brickhill

The Great Escape
by Paul Brickhill

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The famous story of mass escape from a WWII German PoW camp that inspired the classic film.
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The Great Escape by Paul Brickhill

The famous story of mass escape from a WWII German PoW camp that inspired the classic film.

One of the most famous true stories from the last war, The GREAT ESCAPE tells how more than six hundred men in a German prisoner-of-war camp worked together to achieve an extraordinary break-out. Every night for a year they dug tunnels, and those who weren't digging forged passports, drew maps, faked weapons and tailored German uniforms and civilian clothes to wear once they had escaped. All of this was conducted under the very noses of their prison guards. When the right night came, the actual escape itself was timed to the split second - but of course, not everything went according to plan...

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About Paul Brickhill


During the war Paul Brickhill was shot down over German territory and sent to a prisoner of war camp. After the war he wrote about the numerous escape attempts in which he was involved in THE GREAT ESCAPE. REACH FOR THE SKY, and THE DAMBUSTERS RAID are his most famous works.

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GOR007788466
The Great Escape by Paul Brickhill
Paul Brickhill
Cassell Military Paperbacks
Used - Like New
Paperback
Orion Publishing Co
2000-11-02
288
0304356875
9780304356874
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins.