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The Resource Voices in flight : escaping soldiers and airmen of World War I, Martin W. Bowman

Voices in flight : escaping soldiers and airmen of World War I, Martin W. Bowman

Label
Voices in flight : escaping soldiers and airmen of World War I
Title
Voices in flight
Title remainder
escaping soldiers and airmen of World War I
Statement of responsibility
Martin W. Bowman
Title variation
Escaping soldiers and airmen of World War I
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This thrilling new volume from Martin Bowman focusses on British, Canadian, Australian and German soldiers and airmen who were captured during the First World War. Determined that they wouldn't spend the rest of the conflict incarcerated uselessly behind bars, they endeavoured to escape. These are their stories. All aspects of prison life are covered here, and the author examines the various escape tactics that were employed by British soldiers and airmen held in PoW camps all over Germany and Turkey. In order to provide a balanced account, the author has also uncovered stories of German navy and army escapees who attempted to flee from England. Each chapter is preceded by an account which explains the types of camps used in Britain and Germany, the numbers involved, the food, the camp money system for worker prisoners and a general appreciation of the conditions and chronology. First-hand accounts from the prisoners themselves are then woven into the picture, creating an authentic sense of the PoW experience. The emphasis of this unique book is placed on the human story of the main characters, the unparalleled action on the Western Front and the interaction and camaraderie experienced between soldiers and airmen held in prison camps in England, Germany and Turkey during the Second World War
Cataloging source
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Bowman, Martin W
Dewey number
940.472
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D627.A2
LC item number
B69 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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ProQuest (Firm)
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  • Escaped prisoners of war
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
Label
Voices in flight : escaping soldiers and airmen of World War I, Martin W. Bowman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Night Flying
  • A.R. Kingsford
  • 4.
  • 'Reggie'
  • John Lea
  • 5.
  • Beating the Fokker
  • Captain Norman Macmillan
  • 6.
  • Flying Circus, the Knights Under The Black Cross
  • Part One
  • 7.
  • The Eagle of Lille
  • 8.
  • Flight of the Black Cat
  • Allan Burnett
  • 9.
  • 100 Squadron
  • A.R. Kingsford
  • 10.
  • Australian Flying Corps
  • In Flight
  • 11.
  • The 'Bloody Paralyser'
  • 12.
  • The Canadian Contingent
  • Part Two
  • Taking Flight
  • Preface
  • 13.
  • Outwitting The Turk
  • 14.
  • Preface
  • Escaping From England
  • Günther Plüschow
  • 15.
  • Through the Bathroom Door
  • Michael C.C. Harrison
  • 16.
  • Rendezvous With A Submarine
  • Hermann Tholens
  • 17.
  • An Unconducted Tour of England
  • 1.
  • Heinz H.E. Justus
  • 18.
  • A Winter's Tale
  • Major Jocelyn Lee Hardy
  • 19.
  • The Great Escape
  • Zeppelin Raid
  • 2.
  • Home Defence Hero
  • 3.
Control code
MSTDDA4943891
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (256 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates ):
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781473863248
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Voices in flight : escaping soldiers and airmen of World War I, Martin W. Bowman
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Night Flying
  • A.R. Kingsford
  • 4.
  • 'Reggie'
  • John Lea
  • 5.
  • Beating the Fokker
  • Captain Norman Macmillan
  • 6.
  • Flying Circus, the Knights Under The Black Cross
  • Part One
  • 7.
  • The Eagle of Lille
  • 8.
  • Flight of the Black Cat
  • Allan Burnett
  • 9.
  • 100 Squadron
  • A.R. Kingsford
  • 10.
  • Australian Flying Corps
  • In Flight
  • 11.
  • The 'Bloody Paralyser'
  • 12.
  • The Canadian Contingent
  • Part Two
  • Taking Flight
  • Preface
  • 13.
  • Outwitting The Turk
  • 14.
  • Preface
  • Escaping From England
  • Günther Plüschow
  • 15.
  • Through the Bathroom Door
  • Michael C.C. Harrison
  • 16.
  • Rendezvous With A Submarine
  • Hermann Tholens
  • 17.
  • An Unconducted Tour of England
  • 1.
  • Heinz H.E. Justus
  • 18.
  • A Winter's Tale
  • Major Jocelyn Lee Hardy
  • 19.
  • The Great Escape
  • Zeppelin Raid
  • 2.
  • Home Defence Hero
  • 3.
Control code
MSTDDA4943891
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (256 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates ):
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781473863248
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote

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