Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

6/3/2013

The Great Escape murders: How the Nazi slaughter of escaped heroes led to one of post-war Europe’s biggest manhunts

Immortalised in the film The Great Escape, the mass breakout from PoW camp Stalag Luft III on March 24-25, 1944, was swiftly followed by terrible retribution – the cold-blooded murder of 50 recaptured prisoners, on Hitler’s direct orders. for more click here

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