Escape and Evasion: Prisoner of War Breakouts and the Routes to Safety in World War Two

Escape and Evasion: Prisoner of War Breakouts and the Routes to Safety in World War Two

by Ian Dear
     
 

Harrowing tales, most never before in print, reveal the towering courage and ingenuity displayed by POWs during WWII. See how organizations like Britain's M19 and America's MIS-X expanded, and how the men they taught managed to escape, mix with locals, and travel—often thousands of miles-to safety. Meet a cast of characters that include ordinary soldiers, double…  See more details below

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Harrowing tales, most never before in print, reveal the towering courage and ingenuity displayed by POWs during WWII. See how organizations like Britain's M19 and America's MIS-X expanded, and how the men they taught managed to escape, mix with locals, and travel—often thousands of miles-to safety. Meet a cast of characters that include ordinary soldiers, double agents, smugglers, and resistance patriots who risked their lives to get themselves, and needed information, through enemy lines. 208 pages, 42 b/w illus., 6 1/4 X 9 1/2.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781854092939
Publisher:
Orion Publishing Group, Limited
Publication date:
10/01/1997
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.41(w) x 9.55(h) x 0.90(d)

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