Prisoners of War

Books featuring the experiences of military personnel taken prisoner during the Second World War.


2297 - A POWs Story

by John Lawrence
A former POW tells of his five years as a captive in Eastern Europe in WW2.
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A Bird Over Berlin

by Tony Bird DFC
Experiences of a 61 Squadron Lancaster pilot who later became a POW at Stalag Luft III
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A Member of the RAF of Indeterminate Race

by Cy Grant
The experiences of a West Indian officer in the RAF during World War II
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Espionage Behind the Wire

by Howard Greville
The  secret history of a British intelligence network operating within German prisoner of war camps during World War II
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from fiji to balkan skies by dennis mccaig

From Fiji to Balkan Skies

by Dennis McCaig
Experiences of a 249 Squadron Spitfire/Mustang pilot in Southern Italy and the Balkans 1943/44.
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Just a Survivor

by Phil Potts
The WW2 experiences of a 103 Squadron Lancaster navigator who later became a POW at Stalag Luft 7.
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Memoirs of a Goldfish

by Jim Burtt-Smith
The WW2 exploits of a 115 Squadron Wellington pilot who  survived his aircraft being shot down over the North Sea.
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Of Ploughs, Planes & Palliasses

by Percy Wilson Carruthers | A 223  squadron pilot's  experiences in North Africa with the Desert Air Force and as a prisoner of war 
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Pathfinder Force Balkans

by Geoff Curtis
The exploits of a 614 (Pathfinder) squadron flight engineer in the air over the Balkans and subsequently as a prisoner of war in Hungary during World War II
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The Long Haul

by William Bloxham
An RAF flight engineer's experiences during WW2 with 138 (Special Duties) Squadron and subsequently as a prisoner of war in Germany.
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The Tall Man Who Never Slept by James Bradley

The Tall Man Who Never Slept

by James Bradley
Biography of Cyril Wild, a British officer who played a significant role in Singapore during World War 2
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The Elephant On My Wing – a New Zealand pilots war

by Peter A Wright | The WW2 exploits of a 211 Squadron Blenheim pilot in North Africa and Italy and subsequently as a prisoner of war and successful escapee who evaded capture
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