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The escape artists: a band of daredevil pilots and the greatest prison breakout of WWI

The escape artists: a band of daredevil pilots and the greatest prison breakout of WWI

Bascomb, Neal, author

Summer, 1918: 29 officers crawled into a 16 inch high, 55 metre tunnel dug only with spoons. This was the culmination of 9 months gruelling toil in oxygen-starved darkness. Of the 29 escapees, just 10 would make their way back to Britain

Paperback, Book. English.
Published London: John Murray, 2019
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Statement of responsibility: Neal Bascomb
ISBN: 1473686814, 9781473686816
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note: Originally published: 2018.
Physical Description: xxv, 315 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white) ; 20 cm
Subject: Prisoner-of-war camps Germany Holzminden History 20th century.; Warfare and Defence.; World War, 1914-1918 Prisoners and prisons, German.; Prisoner-of-war escapes Germany Holzminden History 20th century.