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Description - Shot Down and on the Run by Air Commodore Graham Pitchfork

Thousands of airmen shot down over enemy soil between
1940 and 1945 miraculously escaped capture. This compelling narrative reveals their stories, based on first-hand interviews, photographs and official documents, featuring heroes from Britain, Canada, Australia and other Commonwealth
countries. These men knew extreme adversity: hunger, thirst, injury, isolation and the constant fear of capture. They also knew great kindness from the local people who risked everything to help them. Their journeys to safety - often across savage terrain - tested human endurance and ingenuity to the very limit.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781472827227
ISBN-10: 1472827228
Format: Paperback / softback
Pages: 272
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 27-Jul-2017
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Air Commodore Graham Pitchfork

Graham Pitchfork MBE served in the RAF for 36 years and was a Director of Military Intelligence at the Ministry of Defence. He is the author of many books including this book's companion volume Shot Down and on the Run.

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