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The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III

The Full Story of How 76 Allied Officers Carried Out World War II"s Most Remarkable Mass Escape

by Tim Carroll

  • 252 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Pocket .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stalag Luft III,
  • çZagaân,
  • Prisoners Of War,
  • World War II - Europe,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Military,
  • Prisoners and prisons, German,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History / Military / General,
  • Poland,
  • Prisoner-of-war escapes

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8456666M
    ISBN 101416505318
    ISBN 109781416505310

    The escape of 76 POWs from Stalag Luft III on 24 March was the greatest mass escape from a prisoner-of-war camp ever known. It caused the Germans serious problems and great embarrassment, and tied up thousands of troops and civilians in a huge two week long search for the prisoners. Get the Atlas Obscura book. which was made famous by the film “The Great Escape.” In , 76 allied prisoners at the Stalag Luft III camp, hailing from a variety of different.

    The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III: The Full Story of How 76 Allied Officers Carried Out World War II's Most Remarkable Mass Escape Tim Carroll, Author Pocket Books $15 (p) ISBN Opened in the spring of to house captured Allied airmen, Stalag Luft III at Sagan was planned and built to make escape particularly difficult, especially tunnelling. This, though, did not deter the prisoners. Numerous escape attempts followed, involv.

    Escape from Stalag Luft III book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. If you have ever seen the movie “The Great Escape” you might remember that in the film one of the three aviators that managed to successfully escape out of Germany and make it back to England was an Australian called Sedgwick (played by /5. On the night of 24th March , Bob van der Stok was number 18 of 76 men who crawled beyond the barbed wire fence of Stalag Luft III in Zagan, Poland. The film, The Great Escape, was largely based on this autobiography but – with van der Stok’s agreement -filmmakers chose to turn his story into an Australian character name Sedgewick.


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It was the basis of The Great Escape, a book by Paul Brickhill describing the escape and The Great Escape, a film based on the book. The book also has a foreword by Simon Pearson who write an excellent biography of Roger Bushell - the so-called 'Big X' of Stalag Luft III who planned the escape on March 24th/25th Vanderstok's book is essential reading for anyone interested in the Reviews: The Stalag Luft III murders were war crimes perpetrated by members of the Gestapo following the "Great Escape" of Allied prisoners of war from the German Air Force prison camp known as Stalag Luft III on Ma Of the 76 successful escapees, 73 were recaptured, most within several days of the breakout, 50 of whom were executed on the personal orders of Adolf Hitler.

After reading Paul Brickhill's "The Great Escape" I was curious to know more about the story of Stalag Luft III. This book was just the thing. Tim Carroll helps to provide a more expanded version of "The Great Escape". As other reviewers have noted this book is a little disorganized but I didn't mind this at all given the information Carroll 4/5.

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Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Jens Mulller was one of only three men who suc /5. Jens Einar Müller (30 November – 30 March ) was a Norwegian pilot trained in Little Norway in Canada and a prisoner of war in the German POW camp Stalag Luft was one of only three men to escape to freedom in the "Great Escape".An excellent book which I enjoyed reading very much.

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Muller was no. 43 of the 76 prisoners of war who managed to escape from the camp (now in?aga? Poland). Together with Per Bergsland he stowed away on a ship to : Jens Muller.