Voices in Flight: RAF Escapers and Evaders in WWII

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    During the Second World War, 156 RAF men successfully escaped from German PoW camps in Western Europe. A further 1,975 men evaded capture after having been shot down over this same territory. Martin Bowman has drawn together tales of just a handful of these men, illustrating the bravery and resourcefulness that characterised their experiences. British, American, and Canadian pilot testimonies all feature, as does the fascinating story of a female secret agent, parachuted behind enemy lines. By bringing these stories together, Bowman is able to capture an authentic sense of the times at hand and the reality of life as an escaper/evader during this tumultuous and incredibly dangerous time. This is an entertaining publication set to keep readers on the edge of the seats, and it serves as a tribute to the courageous individuals who found themselves behind enemy lines during the Second World War.

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    Number of Pages: 240
    Format(s): Hardback - ISBN: 9781783831753
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    Listed in: European history, c 1900 to c 2000, Second World War
    Publisher: Pen & Sword Aviation

    Books by Martin Bowman

    Hardback

    RRP: £25.00

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