POWs revisit Great Escape tunnels

Published on November 23rd, 2011 | by Admin


Two WWII veterans who took place in the Great Escape have gone back to see the tunnels they helped construct.

Standing at the entrance to the 111-yard shaft, on the site of the notorious Stalag Luft III camp in Poland, widower Gordie’s eyes filled with tears.

The former radio operator said: “It has been such an emotional time for me.

“This brings back such ­bittersweet ­memories. I’m amazed by what they found.”

Frank added: “I’m thrilled by it all.”

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Story: David Taylor, Daily Record | Photo: Daily Record

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