The German Great Escape: The Story of Island Farm

The German Great Escape: The Story of Island Farm

by Peter Phillips
     
 

Revealing a largely unknown and remarkable prison escape of the Second World War, this historical recount examines the event that took place on Island Farm, a small patch of land in south Wales. In March 1945, this island became the scene of the largest prisoner-of-war escape in Europe when over seventy German prisoners tunnelled to freedom. In addition to

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Revealing a largely unknown and remarkable prison escape of the Second World War, this historical recount examines the event that took place on Island Farm, a small patch of land in south Wales. In March 1945, this island became the scene of the largest prisoner-of-war escape in Europe when over seventy German prisoners tunnelled to freedom. In addition to prisoners of war, the escapees included numerous high-ranking German and Nazi figures awaiting trial at Nuremburg.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781854113832
Publisher:
Seren
Publication date:
04/30/2006
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
5.75(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

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