POWs mark 'Great Escape' anniversary

Discussion in 'Prisoners of War' started by Kyt, Mar 24, 2009.

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    Former POWs mark 'Great Escape' anniversary - Telegraph

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    The Calgary Sun - Calgary is set to honour a Second World War legend who kept the orchestra playing as prisoners tunnelled to freedom

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    The Great Escape was on tellie again last night (and yep, I watched it for the umpteenth time :) ). I was also browsing the net and found an obit of one of the real Great Escapers whose experiences was used to create some of the composite characters in the film:

    Wartime heroism: The real hero of the Great Escape - Profiles, People - The Independent

  8. Antipodean Andy

    Antipodean Andy New Member

    A heck of a survivor. RIP.

    Eight crew seems a lot in a Wimpey but I guess we're talking the time of second pilots etc.

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