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The Great Escape

The Great Escape (Paperback, New edition)

By Brickhill, Paul

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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 passpo...rts, 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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ISBN 9780304356874
Released NZ 1 Feb 2001
Publisher Orion Publishing
Format Paperback, New edition
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Series W&N Military
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ISBN-13 9780304356874
Stock Available
Status In-stock at supplier; ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Orion Publishing
Imprint Cassell Military
Released 1 Feb 2001
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, New edition
 › 1 other possible formats available
Edition New edition
Author(s) By Brickhill, Paul
Series W&N Military
Category True Stories: War / Combat / Elite Forces
World History: Second World War
European History
European history: Second World War
Military History
Battles & Campaigns
Number of Pages 288
Dimensions Width: 128mm
Height: 196mm
Spine: 20mm
Dewey Code 940.547243
Weight 230g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945 - Personal narratives, British, Escapes - Poland, World War, 1939-1945 - Prisoners and prisons, German, Escapes
NBS Text True Military / Combat Stories
ONIX Text General/trade;College/higher education;Professional and scholarly