The Long Road

    The Long Road

    The Trials and Tribulations of Airmen Prisoners

    Oliver Clutton-Brock; Raymond Crompton

    Grub Street 2013

    Hardback 368pp Illustrated

    9781909166202   Product Code: 16627

    The last Luftwaffe POW camp to be built during the Second World War, Luft 7 in Silesia, was operational between June 1944 and January 1945, when the Russian advance forced its hurried evacuation. Using diary entries and first-hand accounts, this book tells the story of the camp and its prisoners who, weakened by incarceration and in Arctic conditions, made a 150-mile walk to a camp near Berlin, where they suffered further hardships before liberation in April 1945.

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