Published June 1991
by Chivers Audio Books .
Written in English
G.K. Hall Audio Books Series
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Jul 30, · After reading "The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society" (a great book) my interest in WW2 was reignited and I read a number of books on the Channel islands occupation and eventually decided to read up on Colditz. I read Eggers' book first and then P R Reid's "The Full Story." both are excellent and I am glad I read them in that order/5(23). The Colditz Story is a British prisoner of war film starring John Mills and Eric Portman and directed by Guy Hamilton. It is based on the book written by Pat Reid, a British army officer who was imprisoned in Oflag IV-C, Colditz Castle, in Germany during the Second World War and who was the Escape Officer for British POWs within the agabbayetassocies.com by: Francis Chagrin. Jan 01, · In Colditz: The Full Story, P.R. Reid delivers "the full history" as part memoir, part researched history and part anecdote. Castle Colditz was a POW compound that the Germans used for special prisoners -- those having shown a propensity for escaping and /5. Feb 26, · THE COLDITZ STORY takes artistic license with facts and the sequence of events, as noted in the foreword, but manages to hold interest when it concentrates on the fortunes of its chief escape officer, JOHN MILLS, and his various experiences with 7/10(K).
The Colditz Story covers many seemingly impossible achievements - lock picking "unlockable" doors, building tunnels, hidden trapdoors, forging documents, making german uniforms from scraps around the POW camp and more. The story is full of humour, surprise, tension and astonishment along with some sad sections when things don't go well. Oct 02, · Buy The Colditz Story (Cassell Military Paperbacks) 2nd Revised edition by Pat R. Reid (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(38). Oct 02, · This book follows them from there camps they were in before Colditz and obviously there Colditz adventures if you can call them that. read through the eyes of Pat read. This is a book to read even if you think you know the story, There is also a follow on book life after Colditz for which I haven’t read yet but cannot wait to/5(38). Resourcefulness and hard work won a few of them their freedom. Author and former British Army officer, P.R. Reid, was one of the men who escaped from Colditz and made it home to tell the story. This paperback edition, introduced into the Zenith Military Classic series, introduces this thrilling WWII story to a new generation of agabbayetassocies.com: Zenith Press.
The Colditz Story by P. R. Reid Book Resume: Colditz was the last stop for prisoners of war during WWII. Those who persisted in escaping from other camps were sent to the impregnable fortress of Colditz Castle, situated on a rocky outcrop high above the River Mulde. Once within the walls of the castle, the Germans reasoned, escape was impossible. May 03, · BLOG #18, SERIES #8 WEDNESDAYS WITH DR. JOE DR. JOE’S BOOK OF THE MONTH CLUB #65 P. R. REID’S THE COLDITZ STORY [ALSO TITLED ESCAPE FROM COLDITZ] May 3, Some of the greatest escape stories ever written come out of World War II. I first read this many years ago, and have never been [ ]. Sep 20, · The Colditz Story out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews. Whiskey3pa on LibraryThing: More than 1 year ago: Remarkable stories. This is a fantastic book about amazing human beings. As page turning and seemingly far-fetched as spy fiction, but all real. Truth is stranger than fiction. /5(2). Colditz: The Full Story () About book: In Colditz: The Full Story, P.R. Reid delivers "the full history" as part memoir, part researched history and part anecdote. Castle Colditz was a POW compound that the Germans used for special prisoners -- those having shown a propensity for escaping and those with a high hostage value, in particular/5(4).