By John McCallum
A real tale of romance and break out through the moment international War.
At the age of 19, Glasgow-born John McCallum signed up as a Supplementary Reservist within the sign Corps. a bit over a yr later, he used to be in France, operating frantically to establish conversation traces as Europe once again hurtled in the direction of battle. Wounded and captured at Boulogne, he was once despatched to the infamous Stalag VIIIB legal camp, with his brother, Jimmy, and good friend Joe Harkin.
Ingenious and imaginitive, the 3 males set approximately making plans their get away. With the aid of Traudl, an area lady whom John had met whereas operating in within reach undesirable Karlsbrunn, they positioned their plan into motion. In an fabulous accident, they gone through the city of Sagan, round which the seventy-six airmen of the nice break out have been being pursued and stuck. although, not like every one of these different escapees, John, Jimmy and Joe ultimately made it to freedom.
Now, as a result of the declassification of files below the legitimate secrets and techniques Act, John McCallum is eventually capable of inform the exciting tale of his event, within which he recaptures the entire possibility, audacity and romance of 1 of the main bold escapes of the second one global struggle.