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2 edition of The wooden horse found in the catalog.

The wooden horse

Eric Ernest Williams

The wooden horse

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Published by Collins in London .
Written in English

  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • German Prisoners and prisons,
  • Escapes

  • Edition Notes

    96 11 11

    Statementby Eric Williams
    LC ClassificationsD805 G3 W55
    The Physical Object
    Pagination256 p. ;
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26576326M

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Wooden Horse is a fictionalized narration of the true events behind one of the most ingenious and daring escape made by POWs from a German prison camp during World War II.

Written by RAF Flight Lieutenant Eric Williams, who was one of the escapees this book is an absorbing narration of how perseverance, bravery and ingenuity helped the prisoners to break from a POW prison camp which /5. The Wooden Horse was more interesting when the tunnel was being built, when the POWs escaped and during the trek across Germany.

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At the end of each working day, a wooden board The wooden horse book placed back over the tunnel entrance and re-covered with surface dirt. Eric Williams MC (13 July – 24 December ) was an English writer and former Second World War RAF pilot and prisoner of war (POW) who wrote several books dealing with his escapes from prisoner-of-war camps, most famously in his novel The Wooden Horse, made into a movie of the same name.

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In The Wooden Horse, the fictionalized version of events written by participant Eric Williams, ‘Peter Howard’ is Eric himself, ‘John Clinton’ is Michael Codner, and ‘Philip Rowe’ is Oliver three men returned to active service after their return to England.

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