These were the men who broke out of Nazi Germany’s supposedly escape-proof camp Stalag Luft III on a moonless night in March 1944, creating one of World War II’s most enduring legends and inspiring a classic war film.
The Great Escape itself was 60 years ago but Squadron Leader Jimmy James, one of the 76 who escaped through the tunnel code-named Harry, clearly remembers the moments as he waited underground to scramble to freedom.
–Soldiers Relive WWII Great Escape 60 Years On (Reuters)
Ordinarily I don’t like war movies, but this is definitely one of my favorites.
I think it’s odd that Reuters filed it under “entertainment,” but that’s just my opinon.
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