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Stalag Luft III

Arthur A. Durand

Stalag Luft III

the secret story

by Arthur A. Durand

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Published by PSL in Wellingborough .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementArthur A. Durand.
The Physical Object
Pagination412p. :
Number of Pages412
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22481314M
ISBN 101852602481


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A moving account of Jens' account of escape from the infamous Stalag Luft III prison compound. We all know it has been epitomized in the Steve McQueen starrer - The Great Stalag Luft III book, but the truth is stranger than fiction.

My Rating - 3/5 flag 1 like Like see review/5. “A brilliant book to read. I recommend this book. It’s a fantastic telling of the escape. It’s well worth having in your collection.” —The View From The Turret “ The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III offers a fascinating look at the s, recapturing the feel of both the war and postwar era.” — The Daily News “This book should be very widely read.

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Author details: This official account of this notorious prisoner of war camp was written for the War Office and was based on information and testimonies provided by the prisoners themselves.

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Book Overview Stalag Luft III is the camp most commonly associated with the Allied prisoner of war experience in World War II Germany. Housing mainly British and American flyers, it was the historical setting for the movie The Great Escape.

As with most Hollywood treatments, however, the film blurred the line between fact and by: 5. Part 1 of the P poem written by Raymond "Moose" Moulton at Stalag Luft III in The scanned page was taken from a logbook written by my father, 2LT Robert G.

Presley. He was downed by flak on a mission to Berlin in May of Synopsis In the summer of the Red Army crushed Army Group Centre in one of the largest offensives in military history.

Operation Bagration - launched almost exactly three years after the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union - was Stalin's retribution for Hitler's Operation Barbarossa. General A.P. Clark shares how he created an elaborate escape organization while serving as a senior ranking officer at Stalag Luft III, a German prisoner of war camp, during World War II.

From inside the book4/5(1). Stalag Luft III: the secret story User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Stalag Luft III was the site of the mass escape attempt described by Paul Brickhill in The Great Escape ().

Unlike David Foy's more comprehensive study of German POW camps, For You The War Is Over Read full review. Stalag Luft III Newsletter – October Greetings Stalag Luft III POWs, Families, and Friends, The fundraiser for Marek that Mike Eberhardt and I are overseeing is well underway, and we will be continuing it until December 15 th for those of you who would like to contribute to enable Marek to continue his projects at the museum.

We are so thankful to all of you who have already contributed. $ hist Stalag Luft III was the site of the mass escape attempt described by Paul Brickhill in The Great Escape (). Unlike David Foy's more comprehensive study of German POW camps, For You The War Is Over (LJ 4/15/84), this work is devoted to a single military prison for allied officers and :   Buy a cheap copy of The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III: book by Tim Carroll.

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Jens Müller was one of only three men who successfully escaped from Stalag Luft III in March - the break that later became the basis for the famous film The Great Escape. Müller was no. 43 of the 76 prisoners of war who managed to escape from the camp (now in Zagan, Poland). Stalag Luft III was a Luftwaffe-run prisoner of war (POW) camp during the Second World War, which held captured Western Allied Air Force.

It is best known for two escape plots by Allied POWs, one in that became the basis of a fictionalised film, The Wooden Horse (), based on a book 5/5(1). Jens Müller was one of only three men who successfully escaped from Stalag Luft III in March - the break that later became the basis for the famous film The Great this vivid, informative memoir, Müller details what life in the camp was like, how the escapes were planned and executed, and the story of his personal breakout and success reaching the RAF Leuchars base in Scotland.

Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Messenger, Charles. Stalag Luft III. Havertown: Pen & Sword Books Limited, © His memoir is a must read for anyone interested in this gripping episode of the Second World War.'Simon Pearson, author of The Great Escaper: The Life and Death of Roger BushellJens Müller was one of only three men who successfully escaped from Stalag Luft III in March - the break that later became the basis for the famous film the "Great.