The Resource Escape : true accounts of POW escapes, G.S. Wilmott., (ebook)

Escape : true accounts of POW escapes, G.S. Wilmott., (ebook)

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Escape : true accounts of POW escapes
Title
Escape
Title remainder
true accounts of POW escapes
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G.S. Wilmott.
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Language
eng
Summary
This sequence of authentic and audacious wartime escapes keeps the reader spellbound from start to finish. Garry Willmott has unearthed a series of escapes, which would be the envy of Houdini. From the chilling history of escapes from Colditz, escapes from comparatively humane British POW camps and from a Prisoner-of-War camp in Australia, these are all carefully selected to enthrall us with the ingenuity and brazen boldness of the escapees. Each story is totally unique and each forms a contrast to the one before: several stories stand out as memorable. "The Great Escape" and "Love Conquers the Wall" are breath taking in their audacity, while the escapes of William Leefe Robinson and Gunther Pluschow, two of the longer stories in the collection, are examples of human ingenuity and raw courage. Each escape is based on well-researched evidence and there are many fascinating photographs to enliven each narrative; the author brings the stories to life, re-enacting exchanges of dialogue in dramatic sequences and setting each escape in a convincing authentic setting. This well-written collection gives us a fresh perspective on experiences of Prisoners-of War... an informative and entertaining read
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Willmott, G. S
Dewey number
940.54/7243/092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Escaped prisoners of war
  • Prisoners of war
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Escape : true accounts of POW escapes, G.S. Wilmott., (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781742983264
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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MWT12304746
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remote
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12304746
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MWT12304746
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Escape : true accounts of POW escapes, G.S. Wilmott., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781742983264
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12304746
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12304746
System control number
MWT12304746
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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