Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

23/10/2012

The greatest escapist: British prisoner of war fled Nazi camp 200 times to meet his German sweetheart

Like so many captured British soldiers in the Second World War, he tried constantly to escape. But despite crossing the wire over 200 times, Horace Greasley would always creep back in to captivity.

This incredible story of the young PoW sneaking out for snatched moments with his German sweetheart is testament to the enduring power of love amid the hatred and suffering of war. for more click here

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