The Great Escape Remembered 75 Years On

Only three Allied prisoners managed to escape the German PoW camp, 50 were executed.

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    "It's something that is probably going to stay with him for a long time. I'm just glad that all the stuff that I told him from a young age about how to react to certain situations, if they did happen, ...
    06/7/2019 - 9:06 am | View Link
  • Great Escape prisoners of war are remembered with 50 photos held by 50 RAF Officers
    RAF officers and airmen held a photo of each of the 50 members of the great escape who died 75 years ago during yesterday's ceremony. In 1944, 76 prisoners of war attempted to escape from a Nazi camp ...
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  • Amazing bravery of Great Escape heroes
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    03/23/2019 - 5:43 pm | View Link
  • Great Escape Hampshire airman remembered 75 years on
    The life of a key player in the world-famous mass Nazi prison escape during World War II is being remembered 75 years on from the event. Ian Cross, from Portsmouth, was 25 when he was killed after ...
    03/23/2019 - 3:50 am | View Link
  • Hull City's Great Escape season remembered in 41 pictures
    A look back at Hull City's remarkable 1998/99 season when a team which was written off and heading out the football league found a leader who brought a rag-tag bunch together to produce a campaign ...
    03/22/2019 - 7:37 pm | View Link
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