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The first great escape [electronic resource] / director, Max Jourdan.

Jourdan, Max (Film director), (film director.). hoopla digital. (Added Author).

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 45 min.)) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: [United States]: Dreamscape Media, LLC, 2017.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Summary, etc.:
Camp Commandant Karl Niemeyer, a vindictive and arrogant man who had an appalling reputation for mistreatment, boasted from the outset that Holzminden was impossible to escape from. This is the story of the twenty-nine British officers who proved him wrong in July 1918. Together, they spent ten months constructing a tunnel right under the noses of their German captors. Ten of them were able to complete the journey to neutral Holland, and they returned to England as heroes.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Great Britain. Army > Officers.
Prisoner-of-war camps > Germany > Holzminden.
Escapes > Germany > Holzminden.

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