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Home Run: Escape from Nazi Europe

Home Run: Escape from Nazi Europe (EPUB ebook)

By Nichol, John
By Rennell, Tony

Throughout the Second World War, thousands found themselves cut off behind the lines in Nazi-occupied Europe - soldiers were left stranded on beaches after the chaotic evacuation of Dunkirk, airmen flying operations against the Germans were blasted out of the sky by flak and figh...ters. They were alone and on the run in enemy territory with just one goal - to get back to Britain and to safety. Some made solitary treks through hundreds of miles of enemy territory, others attempted precarious sea crossings in stolen boats. Many placed their lives in the hands of brave civilians who risked the wrath of a brutal regime if they dared to offer assistance. Life for the evaders hung in the balance and if they were to survive they had to rely on guile and sheer luck.John Nichol and Tony Rennell tell the dramatic story of the heroes who made it home . . . and those who did not.
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ISBN 9780141901237
Published 15 Mar 2007
Publisher Penguin
Available in EPUB format
Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
Language en

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ISBN-13 9780141901237
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Penguin
Released 15 Mar 2007
Publication Country
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Nichol, John
By Rennell, Tony
Category World History
World History: Second World War
European History
Military History
Civil War
Battles & Campaigns
Number of Pages 560
Dimensions Not specified
Dewey Code 940.548
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience