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Prisoners & Escape: Those Who Were There

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Rachel Bilton (Ed.) Pen & Sword, 2017, £12.99, paperback, 175 pp, ills, short index, no refs, ISBN 978-1-47386-709-3 Book Review by Dennis Williams Prisoners and Escape: Those Who Were There (reviewed here) replicates the format of In the Trenches: Those Who Were There (reviewed below) bringing together 11 individual stories drawn from the…


052: April 1998

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054: January 1999

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Holzminden ‘Colditz’ of the First World War?

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The Second World War is probably more associated with escape exploits of prisoners of war – but there were a number of daring escapes (some more successful than others) during the Great War. The escape of 29 officers from Holzminden PoW Camp is probably the first ‘great escape’. Holzminden was a prison camp situated sixty miles south west of Hanov…