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Title:
The last escape : the untold story of Allied prisoners of war in Europe, 1944-45
Author:
Nichol, John, 1963-
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Edition:
First American edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Viking, 2003.

©2002
Physical Description:
xx, 520 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The Russians are coming -- Abandoned to their fate -- Out into the cold -- Fears of a massacre -- The retreat from Stalag Luft IV -- The deadly road to the west -- The rivers of humanity -- Liberated by the Red Army -- Hostages of Stalin -- Waiting for Patton -- The hell of Fallingbostel -- Death by "friendly fire" -- A German savior? -- Heading for home -- Welcome back -- Epilogue -- Appendix 1. Chronology of the end of the Second World War -- Appendix 2. The Yalta Agreement on Prisoners of War, February 1945 -- Appendix 3. The senior American officer's complaint about conditions at Stalag XIIID, Nuremberg -- Appendix 4. The numbers game.
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ISBN:
9780670032129
Format :
Book