Escape from Germany: The Greatest POW Break-Out of the First World War (Neil Hanson) lands on the shelves of my shop, where it will be found in my Military History shelves. priced at £8.50! Call in and get 40% OFF that price when you mention this post…
London, Toronto, Sydney, Auckland & Johannesburg: Doubleday, 2011, (First Edition) Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs; Colour photographs; Photographic end papers & blanks;
From the cover: July 1918. Surrounded by steel palisades and barbed-wire fences, Holzminden was the most heavily guarded POW camp in the world. Patrolled by ferocious dogs and armed guards with orders to shoot to kill, it was a brutal punishment camp, housing 700 prisoners of all nationalities. To escape would take boundless ingenuity and nerves of steel.
Many tried. Prisoners used sardine-tin openers to pick locks, forged documents, sen…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Gently bruised at the head of the spine and the top corners of the boards with commensurate wear to the dust wrapper otherwise a very well presented copy.
Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XII] 317 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.