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ARKWRIGHT (Major A.S.B., MC) Return Journey: Escape from Oflag VI B. 1st Ed., 240pp., portrait frontis., 19 photos. Seeley, Service & Co. nd (c.1950).  #57945
[HLMainPic] Taken PoW in 1940 with 2nd Bn. Royal Scots Fusiliers: describes planning & effecting a mass break out from Oflag VI B Warburg in Sept. 1942 by extinguishing the floodlights & diverting the guards. The audacious escape became known as The Warburg Wire Job but is now little known & this personal account of it is rare. Orig. red cloth, sp. sunned o/w VG with ink stamp of the RAF Escaping Society to half title. See illustration on our website.   £35




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