Created by Tom Horn on 11 Mar 2010, Last Update on 11 Mar 2010

The Great Escape - 24 Mar 1944

76 prisoners of Stalag Luft III escape. 73 are subsequently recaptured and 50 are murdered by the Gestapo on Hitler's orders.

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Tags : Germany,Poland,Britain,Australia,Canada,South Africa,New Zealand,Norway,Belgium,Czechoslovakia,France,Greece,Lithuania,Attrocity,Massacre,Europe

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