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The Diggers of Colditz: The classic Australian POW story about escape from the impossible
 

The Diggers of Colditz: The classic Australian POW story about escape from the impossible (EPUB ebook)

By Champ, Jack
By Burgess, Colin

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Colditz Castle was Nazi Germany's infamous 'escape-proof' wartime prison, where hundreds of the most determined and resourceful Allied prisoners were sent. Despite having more guards than inmates, Australian Lieutenant Jack Champ and other prisoners tirelessly carried out their c... read full description below.

ISBN 9781760852153
Barcode 9781760852153
Published 17 June 2019 by Simon & Schuster Ltd
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ISBN-13 9781760852153
ISBN-10 1760852155
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Simon & Schuster Ltd
Imprint Simon & Schuster Australia
Publication Date 17 June 2019
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Champ, Jack
By Burgess, Colin
Category Biography & Autobiography
Biography & Autobiography: General
History
World History: Second World War
Military History
Civil War
Battles & Campaigns
Australian
Number of Pages 320
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Military History
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 1013593

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Colditz Castle was Nazi Germany's infamous 'escape-proof' wartime prison, where hundreds of the most determined and resourceful Allied prisoners were sent. Despite having more guards than inmates, Australian Lieutenant Jack Champ and other prisoners tirelessly carried out their campaign to escape from the massive floodlit stronghold, by any means necessary. In this riveting account - by turns humorous, heartfelt and tragic - historian Colin Burgess and Lieutenant Jack Champ, from the point of view of the prisoners themselves, tell the story of the twenty Australians who made this castle their 'home', and the plans they made that were so crazy that some even achieved the seemingly impossible - escape! 'A stirring testimony of mateship . . . We are often on tenterhooks, always impressed by their determination, industry and courage' Australian Book Review

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