Tunnelling into Colditz a mining engineer in captivity by Jim Rogers

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Published by Hale in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, German.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives.,
  • Schloss Colditz (Colditz, Germany)

Edition Notes

Bibliography, p211. - Includes index.

Book details

Statementby Jim Rogers.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD805.G3
The Physical Object
Pagination217p.,(12)p. of plates :
Number of Pages217
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22453136M
ISBN 100709028040

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We combine postage on multiple winning lots and can ship worldwide. UK postage from £, EU from £, Rest of World from £ Jim Rogers is the author of Tunnelling into Colditz. This is the story of a mining engineer who was a well known prisoner in Colditz.

Though the titles are different, the contents of these books are exactly the same. Most people have read the brilliant books by Pat Reid. They have become the sort of "bible" on Colditz.

If you want to know more"tunneling into Colditz" is a very good start. Jim Rogers was a sapper(someone who digs tunnels in the army for various purposes). His story goes like many others who ended up in Colditz.

This is a spoken word version/5(3). British and Commonwealth Prisoners of War in Nazi Germany. Author: N.A; Publisher: N.A ISBN: Category: History Page: N.A View: DOWNLOAD NOW» The story of Colditz has been told often but this book chronicles the development of the Colditz myth and puts what happened inside the castle in the context of British and Commonwealth POW life in.

Patrick Robert Reid, MBE, MC (13 November – 22 Tunnelling into Colditz book ) was a British Army officer and author of historical non-fiction. As a British prisoner of war during the Second World War, he was held captive at Colditz Castle when it was designated Oflag was one of the few to escape from Colditz, crossing the border into neutral Switzerland in late Battles/wars: World War II, Battle of France.

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Souvenirs and ephemera. tin can, from tunnel in Colditz. Reid's last book in his Colditz trilogy. Reid, Pat Prisoner of War: The inside Story of the POW from the Ancient World to Colditz and after: New York: Beaufort Books Publishers English General survey of POWs through history, including at Colditz Rogers, Jim Tunneling into Colditz: A Mining Engineer in Captivity.

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Prisoners made numerous attempts to escape from Oflag IV-C, one of the most famous German Army prisoner-of-war camps for officers in World War n 30–36 (German/Allied figures) men succeeded in their attempts. The camp was in Colditz Castle, perched on a cliff overlooking the town of Colditz in Saxony.

The German Army made Colditz a Sonderlager (high-security. The Geology of Prisoner of War Escape Tunnels. () Tunnelling into Colditz. Robert Hale, London. TATHAM, Henry () Tunnelling in the Sand Dunes of the Belgian Coast.

This book. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: London: Hale, Description: pages (large print) ; 23 cm. Series Title. Genre/Form: Personal narratives Personal narratives, British: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rogers, Jim, Tunnelling into Colditz.

The others, including legendary figures such as Pat Reid, author of the book that was the basis for the film The Colditz Story, had all passed away earlier. The other side of Colditz, from the point of view of the guards. This book describes the constant battle of wits between guards and prisoners - the tunnelling, bribery, impersonations, forgery and trickery of all kinds by which brave men sought to return to war.

Category: History Escape From Colditz. The other side of Colditz, from the point of view of the guards. This book describes the constant battle of wits between guards and prisoners - the tunnelling, bribery, impersonations, forgery and trickery of all kinds by which brave men sought to return to : Hale, Robert Limited.

Colditz wine cellar and escape tunnel After the outbreak of World War II the castle was converted into a high security prisoner-of-war camp for officers who had become security or escape risks.

Into this entertaining and exciting book come a host of lively characters, many of them, like Douglas Bader, already known as tough, uncompromising individualists. Howard Gee, the translator of this book, had the distinction of being one of the only two civilian internees in : £ From Calais to Colditz has never been published before but readers will surely agree that the wait has been worthwhile.

The author was a young platoon commander when his battalion were ordered by Prime Minister Winston Churchill to defend Calais to the last man and so distract German attention from the evacuation of the BEF at : £ Germany: The great escape.

21 Jul, pm more than seven hours of The Colditz Story on audio book en route to ingenious ways of smuggling money and maps into Colditz to Author: Grant Bradley. This archive was used as the material for Ron Baybutt’s book Camera in Colditz published in The photos cover a wide range of events including escape attempt photos include a wide array of tunnels and tunnelling equipment, bedsheet rope, escape equipment smuggled into Colditz in parcels concealed in soap, board games, hair brushes.

"The Colditz Story" by P. Reid, tells the story of Mr. Reid's escapes from German POW camps and attempts to get out of Germany during World War II from his initial capture until he finally succeeded in October Mr Reid was a captain in the British Army and was captured in June /5(50). From Calais to Colditz has never been published before but readers will surely agree that the wait has been worthwhile.

The author was a young platoon commander when his battalion were ordered by Prime Minister Winston Churchill to defend Calais to the last man and so distract German attention from the evacuation of the BEF at an intense four Brand: Pen & Sword Books.

Extraordinary footage unearthed after 70 years shows prisoners and Nazi guards laughing and joking inside Colditz. Film was shot by a logistics officer who spent several weeks at Colditz. The Colditz Story by P.R. Reid. This is the book which first hooked me into military escape memoirs. The Colditz Story follows the story of Captain Patrick Reid and his fellow prisoners of war at Oflag IV-C, better known as Colditz.

A seemingly impregnable fortress, over men escaped her walls in her four year history as a prison. Tunnelling: Mechanics and hazards Jim St. Marie. Introduction. A tunnel is a long, narrow, essentially linear excavated underground opening, the length of which greatly exceeds its width or height.

(Walhstrom, ). In contrast, a cavern is an underground opening whoselength and width are roughly similar. The escapees emerged from their tunnel into the driving rain in March and immediately began the mile journey north to neutral Switzerland equipped with home made maps and identification Author: Warren Manger.

Colditz: The German Side of the Story. By Reinhold Eggers. Translated and edited by Howard Gee. New York: Norton, As this amusing and. Suggest you review the PDF file above Escape from Colditz.

The comment about the Chapel and any tunnel, suggets that once an escape has been made from a tunnel then the tunnel is allowed to be detected by the germans on his next turn, in the same way as if using the tunnel detector card. Last rule on page five.

This site has been of great. Buy a cheap copy of The Colditz Story book by P.R. Reid. Colditz was the last stop for prisoners of war in the Second World War. It was to this impregnable fortress that the Germans sent all those prisoners who persisted Free shipping over $Cited by: 7.

Bibliography of Colditz Castle is a list of works about Colditz Castle, its history as POW camp Oflag IV-C, the attempts to escape Oflag IV-C and many prisoners memoirs.

Books in whole or in part about Colditz POW camp Ron Baybutt, Johannes Lange was longtime Colditz town resident who took the escape attempt photographs.

Camera in Colditz. London: Holder and Stoughton. Information: Welcome to the Society Colditz Castle Homepage Our website aim is to provide an insight of the castle and its heritage and to perhaps prompt you to visit Colditz Castle, in order for you to discover more about its exciting history.

In its year historic past, the castle has witnessed a diverse range of use: from a Royal Hunting Lodge to a psychiatric hospital. 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 the prisoners and their national rivalries with each other.

* Freya Hardy writes in a lively and upbeat style, and the book is easy to read. * The book captures a number of incidents, including breakouts from "escape proof" Colditz and the saga of the Great Escape.

Along the way we meet a few of the main characters, and get a brief glimpse into their motivations. === The Not-So-Good Stuff===/5(37). Together with his colleagues, both a rooftop escape and a tunnelling escape are attempted. The latter works, and Pat escapes dressed as a townswoman.

After several days on the run, Pat is caught and sent to Laufen once more. Oberst Reichtleig, The Kommandant of Oflag VIIC, disgusted with Pat, sends him to the Sonderlager, Oflag IVC, Colditz. The book covers not only practical aspects but also the underlying theoretical approaches.

It also covers the fundamentals of rock mechanics. It addresses not only students but also professionals who are interested to understand the underlying principles and methods and – possibly – to further develop them.From Calais to Colditz has never been published before but readers will surely agree that the wait has been worthwhile.

The author was a young platoon commander when his battalion were ordered by Prime Minister Winston Churchill to defend Calais to the last man and so distract German attention from the evacuation of the BEF at Dunkirk.

Major Pat Reid was the head of the escape committee at Colditz, the castle near Leipzig used by the Nazis as a PoW camp, and the war hero's input on this BBC series gave it an extraordinary Author: Phelim O'neill.

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