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  • The Real Great Escape

  • Written by: Guy Walters
  • Narrated by: Richard Burnip
  • Length: 13 hrs and 17 mins
  • 3.5 out of 5 stars (2 ratings)

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Written by: Guy Walters
Narrated by: Richard Burnip
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Publisher's Summary

In early 1942 the Germans opened a top-security prisoner-of-war camp. Called Stalag Luft III, it soon contained some of the most inventive escapers ever known. They were led by Squadron Leader Roger Bushell who masterminded an attempt to smugglehundreds of POWs down a tunnel built under the noses of their guards. The escape would come to be immortalised in the famous film The Great Escape, but in this book Guy Walters takes a fresh look at this remarkable event and asks what was the true story?

©2013 Guy Walters (P)2013 Oakhill Publishing
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  • Categories: History

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"Walters’s description of the build-up to the breakout makes nail-biting reading" ( Guardian)

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