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The Longest Tunnel: The True Story of World War II's Great Escape

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This is the real story behind The Great Escape of World War II popularized in the now-classic movie starring Steve McQueen and James Garner. First published in 1990 and based on sources not available for Paul Brickhill's earlier work, the book tells how on the night of March 24, 1944, seventy-six Allied POWs slid through a 350-foot tunnel and out of a high-security German prison camp, into history. Within days, on Hitler's orders, fifty had been shot by the Gestapo and twenty-three captured and returned to the camp. Only ...

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The Longest Tunnel: The True Story of World War II's Great Escape 2004, US Naval Institute Press

ISBN-13: 9781591140979

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The Longest Tunnel: The True Story of World War II's Great Escape 1991, G. K. Hall & Company, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780816151035

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