The allied escapers
achieved a much greater travel distance (470km versus 44km on average) than the Germans before being captured.
The military media cell said in a statement today that: "The terrorist organization Daash announced via communication devices that will execute all of escaper
from the elements after receiving painful blows from the Iraqi forces.
had been in position since 9:30, but nobody was moving through "Harry" yet.
I saw airplanes pouring death over those huddled under the roofs, snipers chasing terrified escapers
, and corpses swimming in their blood.
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Audiences will be confronted with a rich assortment of republicans, loyalists, prison officers, chancers, escapers
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So this tunnel could have been any Tom, Dick or Harry dug by the forefathers of those Great Escapers
, Hilts, Velinski and Ives for the purpose of .
Chinese authorities, apprehensive about possible instability on the country's borders, have ordered North Korea's escapers
to be shot on sight.
This is the story beyond the Hollywood legend: the remorseless hunt throughout Europe for the men who murdered the Great Escapers
, in a dark mission of detection and revenge that lasted into the 1960s.
They received help from some of the guards who provided railway timetables, maps, and the official papers required for escapers
Bruno Treipl was the last living member of a group of seven escapers
who fled from British wartime internment in Dehra Dun, Mussoorie, India, and one of the four who reached Tibet.
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The ease with which the escapers
were supposedly able to dig, undetected and with unerring accuracy, a 44-metre tunnel scarcely 70cm wide, from their basement cell to the women's section of the nearby Al Awqaf mosque (the least frequented section of the building) over two months, left little doubt they had considerable help from PSO personnel, probably at a high level.
It is not known if the escapers
have been recaptured.
The most notable of the escapers
were Melville, Coghill and Smith-Dorrien.