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ISBN: 9780850528947 - Escape to Freedom
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Escape to Freedom

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An Airman's Tale of Capture, Escape and Evasion

Tony Johnson

ISBN: 9780850528947
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Ltd


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The Author was shot down in his Wellington bomber on his third operational mission. Captured shortly after, he was interrogated in Dulag Luff before being sent to Stalag Luff 1 on the Baltic.

He describes the increasingly harsh conditions he and his fellow PaWs all endured, including the infamous Long March of the winter of 1945. He twice escaped, the second time successfully reaching the Allied Second Army.

 

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The author was shot down in his Wellington bomber on his third operational mission. Captured shortly after, he was interrogated in Dulag Luft before being sent to Stalag Luft 1 on the Baltic where he stayed from April to September 1944. As the noose tightened on Germany, Tony and his fellow kriegies were kept on the move. He describes the increasingly harsh conditions they all endured, including the infamous Long March of the winter of 1945. He twice escaped, the second time successfully reaching the advancing Allied Second Army.
 
 

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