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The Big Break: The Greatest American WWII POW Escape Story Never Told

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The Big Break: The Greatest American WWII POW Escape Story Never Told - Dando-Collins, Stephen
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"The story opens in the stinking latrines of the Schubin camp as an American and a Canadian lead the digging of a tunnel which enabled a break involving 36 prisoners of war (POWs). The Germans then converted the camp to Oflag 64, to exclusively hold US Army officers, with more than 1500 Americans ultimately housed there. Plucky Americans attempted a variety of escapes until January, 1945, only to be thwarted every time. Then, with the Red Army advancing closer every day, camp commandant Colonel Fritz Schneider received ...

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The Big Break: The Greatest American WWII POW Escape Story Never Told 2017, St. Martin's Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9781250087560

Hardcover