Prisoners of War

Books featuring the experiences of military servicemen who were taken prisoner during the Second World War

WW2 memoir

2297 - A POW's Story

by John Lawrence

A former POW tells of his five long years as a captive in Eastern Europe in WW2

A Bird Over Berlin

by Tony Bird DFC

Experiences of a 61 Squadron Lancaster pilot who later became a POW at Stalag Luft III 
RAF memoir World War II

A Member of the RAF of Indeterminate Race

by Cy Grant
The wartime experiences of a West Indian officer in the RAF
World War II memoir

Espionage Behind the Wire

by Howard Greville

The secret history of intelligence gathering by Allied prisoners of war during World War II

From Fiji to Balkan Skies

by Dennis McCaig

The WW2 experiences of a 249 Squadron Spitfire/Mustang pilot 1943/4

Just a Survivor

by Phil Potts

The WW2 experiences of a 103 Squadron Lancaster navigator who later became a POW at Stalag Luft 7
RAF memoir

Memoirs of a Goldfish

by Jim Burtt-Smith

The WW2 exploits of a 115 Squadron Wellington pilot who was later a POW at Stalag Luft 8b Lamsdorf
RAF memoir

Of Ploughs, Planes & Palliasses

by Percy Wilson Carruthers

WW2 experiences of a 223 Sqn DAF Baltimore pilot in North Africa and then as a POW at Stalag Lufts 1 & 6
RAF memoir

Pathfinder Force Balkans

by Geoff Curtis

WW2 exploits of a 614 (Pathfinder) squadron flight engineer in the air and as a POW in Hungary

RAF Police: The Great Escape Murders

by Stephen R Davies

An account of the postwar RAF Police investigation into the murders of 50 RAF POWs from Stalag Luft III in 1944
RAF memoir World War II

The Long Haul

by William Bloxham
An aviator's memories of WW2 138 (Special Duties) Squadron and as a POW
military biography WW2 SE Asia

The Tall Man Who Never Slept

by James Bradley

Biography of Cyril Wild, a Japanese-speaking British officer who played a significant role in the history of Singapore during World War 2
RAF biography

The Elephant On My Wing

by Peter A Wright
The WW2 exploits of a 211 Squadron Blenheim pilot subsequently a POW and successful escapee