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The Resource The Wooden Horse : the Classic World War II Story of Escape

The Wooden Horse : the Classic World War II Story of Escape

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The Wooden Horse : the Classic World War II Story of Escape
Title
The Wooden Horse
Title remainder
the Classic World War II Story of Escape
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An epic adventure?the most brilliant escape and evasion from the Nazis ever written. Eric Williams, a Royal Air Force bomber captain, was shot down over Germany in 1942 and imprisoned in Stalag Luft III, the infamous German POW camp. Digging an underground tunnel hidden beneath a wooden vaulting horse, he managed to escape after ten months and, accompanied by a fellow officer, made his way back to England. In this thinly fictionalized retelling, Williams relates his story in three distinct phases: the construction of a tunnel (its entrance camouflaged by the wooden vaulting
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Williams, Eric
Dewey number
940.547243
Index
no index present
LC call number
D805.G3
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Military classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Stalag Luft III
  • Williams, Eric
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Escapes
  • Williams, Eric
  • Stalag Luft III
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • HISTORY
  • Escapes
  • Poland
Label
The Wooden Horse : the Classic World War II Story of Escape
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
881611084
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (370 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781629140322
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
8b55d9c1-bccf-4596-8969-361af2b9d3b7
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)881611084
Label
The Wooden Horse : the Classic World War II Story of Escape
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
881611084
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (370 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781629140322
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
8b55d9c1-bccf-4596-8969-361af2b9d3b7
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)881611084

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