Discussion in 'Prisoners of War' started by Kyt, Mar 24, 2009.
Former POWs mark 'Great Escape' anniversary - Telegraph
The Calgary Sun - Calgary is set to honour a Second World War legend who kept the orchestra playing as prisoners tunnelled to freedom
In memory of the 50
Stalag Luft III
BBC NEWS | UK | Veteran POW on the 'Great Escape'
Some great photos in the report
Veteran British POWs visit Stalag Luft III to mark the 65th anniversary of the REAL Great Escape | Mail Online
And The Times have an article with links to their archives from 1944 and 1945
Times Archive Blog: Hollywood lies about WW2; do they matter?
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
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.
Separate names with a comma.