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  • Great Escapes: Real Tales of Harrowing Getaways (Mystery and Mayhem)

    Sometimes, an intolerable situation calls for a drastic measure―fleeing for freedom. Whether you’re a slave seeking freedom in the North or a convict swimming for your life in a shark-infested canal, the urge to be free drives your every move. In Great Escapes: Real Tales of Harrowing Getaways, readers ages 9 to 12 meet five ingenious fugitives and freedom seekers who all shared one common goal: escape. The human spirit craves freedom, and when liberty is taken away, people go to great lengths to get it back. Great Escapes: Real Tales of Harrowing Getaways tells the histories of five ingenious departures, including the one perpetuated by ...
    The Real Story Of The Great Escape

    • ASIN: 1619306166

  • The Great Pasta Escape

    Join a ragtag group of pasta as they complete the greatest escape of their lives in this hilarious new book by Miranda Paul!Since the beginning of their lives (which was earlier that morning), the pasta at the factory followed the rules. They stuck to their own kind. They stayed still in their packaging. And they never spoke to humans.That is, until they discover what it really means to be pasta: They will eventually be eaten by humans! Fettuccine is scared, Ramen is outraged, and Mac is just trying to keep the peace among all the pasta. Will they be able to work together to use their noodles and concoct a great escape?...
    The Real Story Of The Great Escape

    • ASIN: 1499804806
    • Brand: little bee books

  • The Girl with Seven Names

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAn extraordinary insight into life under one of the world’s most ruthless and secretive dictatorships – and the story of one woman’s terrifying struggle to avoid capture/repatriation and guide her family to freedom.As a child growing up in North Korea, Hyeonseo Lee was one of millions trapped by a secretive and brutal communist regime. Her home on the border with China gave her some exposure to the world beyond the confines of the Hermit Kingdom and, as the famine of the 1990s struck, she began to wonder, question and to realise that she had been brainwashed her entire life. Given the repression, poverty and sta...
    The Real Story Of The Great Escape

    • ASIN: 0007554850
    • Brand: William Collins

  • The Escape (John Puller Series)

    Special Agent Puller's brother is the country's most wanted criminal, but his conviction points to a cover-up--and a dangerous enemy bent on burying the truth in this #1 New York Times bestselling thriller.It's a prison unlike any other. Military discipline rules. Its security systems are unmatched. None of its prisoners dream of escaping. They know it's impossible...until now.John Puller's older brother, Robert, was convicted of treason. His inexplicable escape from prison makes him the most wanted criminal in the country. Some in the government believe that John Puller represents their best chance at capturing Robert alive, and so Puller mu...
    The Real Story Of The Great Escape

    • ASIN: 1455521256
    • Brand: David Baldacci

  • Grandpa's Great Escape

    David Walliams, hailed as “the heir to Roald Dahl” by The Spectator, burst onto the American scene with the New York Times bestseller Demon Dentist. Now the UK’s #1 bestselling children’s author is back with this high-flying adventure about a boy and his grandfather, perfect for fans of Jeff Kinney and Rachel Renee Russell.Grandpa is Jack’s favorite person in the world. It doesn’t matter that he wears his slippers to the supermarket, serves Spam a la Custard for dinner, and often doesn’t remember Jack’s name. But then Grandpa starts to believe he’s back in World War II, when he was a Spitfire fighter pilot, and he’s sent t...
    The Real Story Of The Great Escape

    • ASIN: 0062560905

  • The Big Break: The Greatest American WWII POW Escape Story Never Told

    The story opens in the stinking latrines of the Schubin camp as an American and a Canadian lead the digging of a tunnel which enabled a break involving 36 prisoners of war (POWs). The Germans then converted the camp to Oflag 64, to exclusively hold US Army officers, with more than 1500 Americans ultimately housed there. Plucky Americans attempted a variety of escapes until January, 1945, only to be thwarted every time.Then, with the Red Army advancing closer every day, camp commandant Colonel Fritz Schneider received orders from Berlin to march his prisoners west. Game on! Over the next few days, 250 US Army officers would succeed in escaping...
    The Real Story Of The Great Escape

    • ASIN: 1250087562
    • Brand: St Martin s Press

  • The Great Thanksgiving Escape

    A hilarious, kid-friendly take on Thanksgiving — full of family, food, and lots of fun!It’s another Thanksgiving at Grandma’s. Gavin expects a long day of boredom and being pestered by distantly related toddlers, but his cousin Rhonda has a different idea: make a break for it — out of the kids’ room to the swing set in the backyard! Gavin isn’t so sure, especially when they encounter vicious guard dogs (in homemade sweaters), a hallway full of overly affectionate aunts, and worse yet, the great wall of butts! Will they manage to avoid the obstacles and find some fun before turkey time? Or will they be captured before they’ve had...
    The Real Story Of The Great Escape

    • ASIN: 0763663069

  • Of Course!: The Greatest Collection of Riddles & Brain Teasers For Expanding Your Mind

    Do you like riddles? Do you like brain teasers? Do you like puzzles? Are you a problem solver? Are you creative? Do you think outside the box? If you can answer yes to any of these questions, this book may be perfect for you. Introducing a collection of the best riddles, puzzles, and brain teasers that has been years in the making. These will challenge the way you think, introduce you to new ways to look at problems, and expand your mind. People who love riddles, puzzles, and brain teasers are familiar with the rush of the "aha!" moment, the "that's it!" moment, that "of course!" moment, the moment of clarity that you get when the lightbulb...
    The Real Story Of The Great Escape

    • ASIN: 0692268529
    • Brand: Guido Zack

  • Hero Found: The Greatest POW Escape of the Vietnam War

    In February 1966, Dieter Dengler was shot down over "neutral" Laos in jungle territory controlled by Pathet Lao guerrillas and North Vietnamese regulars, who captured and held him in a fortified prisoner-of-war camp. Already a legend in the navy for his unique escape skills, the German-born Dengler proved to be no ordinary prisoner. Caught in a desperate situation, imprisoned by the enemy and by the jungle itself, Dengler set out to free not only himself but also other POWs—American, Thai, and Chinese—some of whom had been held for years. Bruce Henderson, who served with Dengler aboard USS Ranger, tells the complete story of Deng...
    The Real Story Of The Great Escape

    • ASIN: 0061571377
    • Brand: Henderson, Bruce

  • Refugee

    A New York Times bestseller!JOSEF is a Jewish boy living in 1930s Nazi Germany. With the threat of concentration camps looming, he and his family board a ship bound for the other side of the world . . .ISABEL is a Cuban girl in 1994. With riots and unrest plaguing her country, she and her family set out on a raft, hoping to find safety in America . . .MAHMOUD is a Syrian boy in 2015. With his homeland torn apart by violence and destruction, he and his family begin a long trek toward Europe . . .All three kids go on harrowing journeys in search of refuge. All will face unimaginable dangers -- from drownings to bombings to betrayals. But there ...
    The Real Story Of The Great Escape

    • ASIN: 0545880831

  • Escape from Stalag Luft III : The True Story of My Successful Great Escape: The Memoir of Bob Vanderstok

    _'I am one of those lucky ones who survived the war, and I can remember my emotional experiences, and those of my friends, as if they had happened yesterday. For many of us the horror, the injustice, and the cruelty can never be forgotten or forgiven; but I have tried to write without too much bitterness'_ - Bob van der Stok_'A born
    The Real Story Of The Great Escape
    "Quickly, I climbed up to the surface and immediately found the rope... I felt no signal, so it was not safe yet. Then I felt three distinct tugs and slowly popped my head up. The nearest 'Goonbox' was at least 200 feet away; but, indeed, I was twenty feet from the edge of the woods." - Bram Vanderstok'A born raconteur. His escapes, his operations as a Spitfire pilot, his experiences as a prisoner of war, and his incredible escape crossing the Pyrenees - all are described in a breathtaking manner which made me read his book through in one sitting'

    • UPC: 715978728

  • The Great Escape : The Inside Story of the Dannemora Prison Escape

    This is the inside story about the famous prison escape that took place at Clinton prison, which brought National attention to the small village of Dannemora in New York. This book captures the inside story of the daily events from the first day of the escape till its final conclusion told by an incarcerated leading member of the
    The Real Story Of The Great Escape
    This is the inside story about the famous prison escape that took place at Clinton prison, which brought both National and worldwide attention to the small village of Dannemora in Upstate New York.For almost a month the people of the North Country were living in fear knowing that two of the most dangerous feared killers were on the loose.What makes this author and this book so special, so unique, is that for the first time we are getting a glimpse not into the Hollywood glamour of an accused member of the mafia, but a glimpse into the man himself, in

    • UPC: 126635780

  • The Great Escape : The Untold Story

    One night in 1944, eighty airmen escaped a German POW compound in Poland. The event became known as "The Great Escape." Ted Barris writes of the planners, task leaders, and key players in the escape attempt, those who got away, those who didn't, and their families at
    The Real Story Of The Great Escape
    2014 Libris Award -- Joint Winner, Non-Fiction Book of the Year Globe and Mail Bestseller Toronto Star Bestseller A unique retelling of WWII's most dramatic escape, told through first-hand recollections of the soldiers who experienced it. On the night of March 24, 1944, eighty airmen crawled through a 400-foot-long tunnel, code-named "Harry," and dashed from Stalag Luft III, the infamous WWII German POW camp. It became known as The Great Escape. The breakout had taken a year to plan, involved 2,000 POWs, and prompted a massive manhunt across occupied Europe. All but three escapees were recaptured, and on Hitler's orders,

    • UPC: 38311102
    • Rating: 2.5

  • The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III : The Full Story of How 76 Allied Officers Carried Out World War II's Most Remarkable Mass Escape

    The true story of one of the most heroic feats of World War II...the daring prison camp breakout that inspired the classic film The Great Escape Stalag Luft III was one of the Germans' "escape-proof" prison camps, specially built by Hermann Göring to hold Allied troops. But on March 24, 1944, in a courageous attempt by two hundred prisoners to break out through a series of tunnels, seventy-six Allied officers managed to evade capture -- and create havoc behind enemy lines in the months before the Normandy Invasion. This is the incredible story of these brave men who broke free
    The Real Story Of The Great Escape
    The true story of one of the most heroic feats of World War II...the daring prison camp breakout that inspired the classic film The Great Escape Stalag Luft III was one of the Germans' "escape-proof" prison camps, specially built by Hermann Göring to hold Allied troops. But on March 24, 1944, in a courageous attempt by two hundred prisoners to break out through a series of tunnels, seventy-six Allied officers managed to evade capture -- and create havoc behind enemy lines in the months before the Normandy Invasion. This is the incredible story of these brave men who

    • UPC: 3431497
    • Rating: 4.0

  • Human Game : The True Story of the 'Great Escape' Murders and the Hunt for the Gestapo Gunmen

    In March and April of 1944, Gestapo gunmen killed fifty POWs--a brutal act in defiance of international law and the Geneva Conventions. This is the true story of the men who hunted them down. The mass breakout of seventy-six Allied airmen from the infamous Stalag Luft III became one of the greatest tales of World War II, immortalized in the film The Great Escape. But where Hollywood's depiction fades to black, another incredible story begins . . . Not long after the escape, fifty of the recaptured airmen were taken to killing fields throughout Germany and shot on the direct
    The Real Story Of The Great Escape
    In March and April of 1944, Gestapo gunmen killed fifty POWs—a brutal act in defiance of international law and the Geneva Conventions. This is the true story of the men who hunted them down.The mass breakout of seventy-six Allied airmen from the infamous Stalag Luft III became one of the greatest tales of World War II, immortalized in the film The Great Escape. But where Hollywood’s depiction fades to black, another incredible story begins . . .Not long after the escape, fifty of the recaptured airmen were taken to killing fields throughout Germany and shot on the direct orders of

    • UPC: 22716535
    • Rating: 4.0

  • Great Escape: The Untold Story (WW2 POW Documentary) | Timeline

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    Check out our new website for more incredible history documentaries: HD and ad-free. http://bit.ly/2O6zUsK The notorious Stalag Luft III was a specially built prison camp on Germany's border with ...
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    The True Story of the Great Escape with Lieutenant General Albert P. Clark

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    This documentary is on General Albert P. Clark as he talks about his involvement in the Great Escape from Stalag Luft III. He tells the true story of the Great Escape and and how it is different f...
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    The Real Great Escape 1/4

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    This is the true story of the Great Escape and the men who made it. Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as critici...
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