They Tunnelled to Freedom in Wartime Canada: An Incredible Venture Almost Succeeds - Second of Three Parts

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Title

They Tunnelled to Freedom in Wartime Canada: An Incredible Venture Almost Succeeds - Second of Three Parts

Description

Desbarats series about a daring escape made by German prisoners from Angler Prisoner of War Camp continues with further details about what happened to those who escaped. Specifically, he profiles the journey of Karl-Heinz Grund and Horst Liebeck, the two escapees who made it he farthest from camp. They were able to travel to Medicine Hat, Alberta- 1200 miles from camp- before being apprehended by the RCMP. The two men intended reach Vancouver and from there board a ship to Japan before eventually returning to Germany.

Creator

Peter Desbarats

Publisher

The Montreal Star: Weekend magazine

Date

February 1, 1964

Format

Full magazine, article on pages 4-6

Language

English

Identifier

18_1964_dc_au

Citation

Peter Desbarats, “They Tunnelled to Freedom in Wartime Canada: An Incredible Venture Almost Succeeds - Second of Three Parts,” Special Collections, accessed January 29, 2023, https://archive.fims.uwo.ca/specialcollections/items/show/206.