'Escapers All'. The stories of the Officers and Other Ranks who escaped from German captivity 1914/1918.
The talk will provide some background to the conditions in captivity for both officers and men, but it will concentrate on the preparation and planning of escapes. the 'escaping experience' ,and the consequences of failure.
Some officers published their stories of escape after their return, stories which were reprinted in the 1940's to encourage another generation of prisoners. There were many more other ranks who