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The Wooden Horse: The Classic World War II Story of Escape

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An epic adventure--the most brilliant escape and evasion from the Nazis ever written. Eric Williams, a Royal Air Force bomber captain, was shot down over Germany in 1942 and imprisoned in Stalag Luft III, the infamous German POW camp. Digging an underground tunnel hidden beneath a wooden vaulting horse, he managed to escape after ten months and, accompanied by a fellow officer, made his way back to England. In this thinly fictionalized retelling, Williams relates his story in three distinct phases: the construction of a ...

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The Wooden Horse: The Classic World War II Story of Escape
2014, Skyhorse Publishing, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781628736694

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