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Product Description: Throughout our nation's history American servicemen and civilians have resisted captivity in every form, drawing on special powers of ingenuity, determination, and patriotism to escape― sometimes repeatedly. Robert Doyle's penetrating look at some extraordinary escapes by Americans breaks new ground in escape psychology, shedding light on the types of people who try to breakout and those who do not...read more

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9781557501806, titled "A Prisoner's Duty: Great Escapes in U.S. Military History" | Naval Inst Pr, October 1, 1997, cover price $38.95 | About this edition: Looks at historical escapes by American servicemen and civilians, and explores the characteristics of a person who tries to escape and one who does not

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9781612517582, titled "A Prisoner's Duty: Great Escapes in U.s. Military History" | Naval Inst Pr, February 15, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Throughout our nation's history American servicemen and civilians have resisted captivity in every form, drawing on special powers of ingenuity, determination, and patriotism to escape― sometimes repeatedly.
9780553579734, titled "A Prisoner's Duty: Great Escapes in U.S. Military History" | Reprint edition (Bantam Books, February 1, 1999), cover price $6.50 | also contains Bernat Baby Jacquard | About this edition: Complemented by excerpts from diaries, memoirs, and letters and illustrated with rare photographs, a collection of stories recounts the exploits and reveals the psychology of America's prisoners of war who have dared to escape their captors.

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9781422230893 | Mason Crest, September 1, 2014, cover price $23.95

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Product Description: Peter Stevens was a German-Jewish refugee who escaped Nazi persecution as a teenager in 1933. He joined the RAF in 1939 and after eighteen months of pilot training he started flying bombing missions against his own country. He completed twenty-two missions before being shot down and taken prisoner by the Nazis in September 1941...read more

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9781848841062 | Pen & Sword, May 30, 2010, cover price $39.95

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9781848845541 | Pen & Sword, September 19, 2011, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Peter Stevens was a German-Jewish refugee who escaped Nazi persecution as a teenager in 1933.

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Product Description: This early work on World War II is both expensive and hard to find in its first edition. It details an escape from a German prisoner of war camp Stalag Luft III. This is a fascinating work and is thoroughly recommended for anyone interested in the experiences of the Second World War...read more

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9780563369011 | Reprint edition (Bbc Pubns, June 1, 1995), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Published to coincide with a 6-part dramatized production on BBC Radio, this book tells the story one of the most ingenious and daring escapes of World War II.

Paperback:

9781408630365 | Lightning Source Inc, October 31, 2007, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: This early work on World War II is both expensive and hard to find in its first edition.
9781844153039 | Pen & Sword, September 19, 2005, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Two officers made home runs via a tunnel dug in the open air beneath a wooden vaulting horse from Stalag Luft III.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780886460884 | Dh Audio, November 1, 1985, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Two officers made home runs via a tunnel dug in the open air beneath a wooden vaulting horse from Stalag Luft III.

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Product Description: This book traces Peter Howard, who was to become one of The Wooden Horse escapers, from his being shot down, through his capture, interrogation and first two POW camps. It gets into the mind of a man determined to escape his captors...read more

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9781844155385 | Pen & Sword, July 19, 2007, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: This book traces Peter Howard, who was to become one of The Wooden Horse escapers, from his being shot down, through his capture, interrogation and first two POW camps.

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Collects eight stories of escapes from jail, prison, and military prison from around the world, most from the Second World War.

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9780794500870 | Usborne Pub Ltd, April 1, 2004, cover price $4.99 | About this edition: Collects eight stories of escapes from jail, prison, and military prison from around the world, most from the Second World War.
9780746047101 | Usborne Pub Ltd, May 31, 2002, cover price $8.60 | About this edition: From convicts in Alcatraz to prisoners in Colditz Castle, this volume celebrates the cunning, determination and courage of the would-be escaper.

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9780606329927 | Demco Media, December 27, 2004, cover price $13.40 | About this edition: Collects eight stories of escapes from jail, prison, and military prison from around the world, most from the Second World War.

Prebinding:

9781417632640 | Turtleback Books, April 1, 2004, cover price $13.45 | About this edition: Collects eight stories of escapes from jail, prison, and military prison from around the world, most from the Second World War.

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Explains why American flyers were particulary liable to be captured during the Vietnam War, describes the Air Force's SERE program for survival, resistance, and escape, and discusses the hardships to which prisoners are subjected. (view table of contents)

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9781590840108 | Mason Crest, February 1, 2002, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Explains why American flyers were particulary liable to be captured during the Vietnam War, describes the Air Force's SERE program for survival, resistance, and escape, and discusses the hardships to which prisoners are subjected.

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