Tag: POW

The Great Escape

The Great Escape by Paul Brickhill (Faber & Faber, 1951) Brickhill’s eyewitness description of the infamous tunnel break from German POW camp Stalag Luft III — enshrined still further by the film of 1963 — remains a sincere and clearly written record, and a lasting testament to its protagonists’ spirit, ingenuity and sheer perseverance.