The Great Escape

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The Great Escape is an insider's account by Australian writer Paul Brickhill of the 1944 mass escape from the German prisoner of war camp Stalag Luft III for British and Commonwealth airmen. As a prisoner in the camp, he participated in the escape plan but was debarred from the actual escape 'along with three or four others on grounds of claustrophobia'.

The introduction to the book is written by George Harsh, an American POW at Stalag Luft III. This book was made into the 1963 film The Great Escape...

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  1. Who was the leader of the 'X' organisation?
  2. Where was the prison based?
  3. What were the names of the tunnels?
  4. What was the first escape plan they tried to execute?
  5. What happened after they tried to escape?
  6. What tunnel did they end up escaping from?
  7. What was one of the nicknames used to call the guards?
  8. What year did the whole escape occur?
  9. How did they hide the sand made from digging tunnels?
  10. What was the prisoner's relationship with the guards?
  11. How old was Roger Bushell when he reached Dulag Luft?
  12. What tunnel did they make too short?
  13. What did Bowe Bergdahl suffer from whilst being captured?
  14. What is Stockholm syndrome?
  15. What day was Bowe Bergdahl captured by the Taliban?

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