They Tunnelled to Freedom in Wartime Canada: When the Germans Broke out of Camp X - First of Three Parts

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Title

They Tunnelled to Freedom in Wartime Canada: When the Germans Broke out of Camp X - First of Three Parts

Description

St. John's, Nfld.

Desbarats describes an escape attempt made by several German prisoners from a Canadian prisoner of war camp in Angler, Ontario, near Neys Provicial Park in Ontario. Prisoners were very well prepared. They had many rucksacks full of food, clothes and useful navigation items such as homemade compasses and copied maps of the surrounding area. He outlines the carefully planned out escape plan and the implements for digging the tunnel. He interviewed several of the men involved in the escape at their home in Germany.

Creator

Peter Desbarats

Publisher

The Evening Telegram: Weekend Magazine

Date

January 25, 1964

Format

Full magazine, article on pages 2-4, 34-35 with rips

Language

English

Identifier

17_1964_dc_au

Citation

Peter Desbarats, “They Tunnelled to Freedom in Wartime Canada: When the Germans Broke out of Camp X - First of Three Parts,” Special Collections, accessed January 29, 2023, https://archive.fims.uwo.ca/specialcollections/items/show/205.