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POWs revisit Great Escape tunnels

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

Fourth Great Escape tunnel to be excavated

"George", a little-known fourth escape tunnel at the Stalag Luft III prisoner of war camp is set to be excavated. Dr Tuck believes George was begun in about September 1944, before the arrival of freezing conditions in winter that would have made digging impossible. Stalag Luft III held more than 10,000 RAF

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