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Moonless night : the World War Two escape epic  Cover Image Book Book

Moonless night : the World War Two escape epic / B.A. James.

James, B. A. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 085052900X
  • Physical Description: 224 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Barnsley, South Yorkshire : Leo Cooper, 2002.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Subtitle on cover: The Second World War escape epic.
Originally published: London: Kimber, 1983.
"Published in 2001, reprinted in this format in 2002 ..."--T.p. verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject: James, B. A.
World War, 1939-1945 > Prisoners and prisons, German.
World War, 1939-1945 > Personal narratives, British.
Escapes > Germany > History > 20th century.
Prisoners of war > Germany > Biography.
Prisoners of war > Great Britain > Biography.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kenton County.


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Erlanger Branch 940.5472 J27m 2002 (Text) 33126010972960 Adult Nonfiction Available -

  • Casemate Publishing
    From the moment he was shot down to the final whistle, Jimmy James' one aim as a POW of the Germans was to escape.The movie, The Great Escape, describes his experiences and those of his fellow prisoners in the most gripping and thrilling manner. The author made more than 12 escape attempts including his participation in The Great Escape, where 50 of the 76 escapees were executed in cold blood on Hitler's orders.On recapture, James was sent to the infamous Sachsenhausen concentration camp where, undeterred, he tunneled out. That was not the end of his remarkable story.Moonless Night has strong claim to be the finest escape story of the Second World War.

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