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The Great Escaper - a book by Pearson, Simon

The Great Escaper

The Life and Death of Roger Bushell - Love, Betrayal, Big X and the Great Escape

The Great Escaper( )
Author: Pearson, Simon
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $22.99
Book Description:

Roger Bushell was 'Big X', mastermind of the mass breakout from Stalag Luft III in March 1944, immortalised in the Hollywood film The Great Escape. Very little was known about Bushell until 2011, when his family donated his private papers - a treasure trove of letters, photographs and diaries - to the Imperial War Museum. Through exclusive access to this material - as well as fascinating new research from other sources - Simon Pearson, Chief Night Editor of The Times, has...
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Detailed Subjects: History / Military / General
Biography & Autobiography / General
History / Military / World War Ii
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.084 x 9.087 x 1.365 Inches
Book Weight:1.37 Pounds

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