The Author was shot down in his Wellington bomber on his third operational mission. Captured shortly after, he was interrogated in the Dulag Luft camp before being sent to Stalag Luft 1 on the Baltic where he stayed from April to September 1944. As the noose tightened on Germany, Tony and his fellow kriegies were kept on the move. He describes the increasingly harsh conditions they all endured, including the infamous Long March of the winter of 1944/5. He twice escaped, the second time successfully reaching the Allied lines. This book is a classic of escape literature.
ESCAPE TO FREEDOM An Airman Tale Of Capture, Escape And Invasion
A classic of escape literature – this book relates the author’s harsh experiences after he was shot down over Germany and kept in the PoW camp of Stalag Luft 1 on the Baltic. He endured the Long March in the winter of 1944, twice escaping en route – the second time successfully reaching Allies lines.
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SB, 208 pp
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