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Throughout WWII, thousands of Allied prisoners dreamed of outwitting their captors and returning to war against the Axis. Their ingenuity knew no bounds: they went over the barbed wire surrounding them and under it as well; they built tunnels of enormous length and complexity, often working with only their bare hands. They concealed themselves in their captors' vehicles an ...more
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Published October 1st 2016 by Lyons Press
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A fun, if occasionally repetitive, collection of essays. Good for WWII and adventure story buffs.
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I liked the fact that each chapter was a separate story. Each one was exciting to read and funny at times. Brave and tenacious men and women.
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Robert Barr Smith, Colonel, USA (ret). senior parachutist; holds Bronze Star, Legion of Merit (x2), other decorations. Service in Vietnam and many years in Germany, where his fiction is laid. German speaker. Otherwise specializes in military and western history, plus several books on trial practice (under his attorney hat). Graduate of Stanford and Stanford Law; member, California Bar. Professor E ...more

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