The science of how 83 German officers tunnelled out of a Welsh prison camp in 1945

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 08:32 in Physics & Chemistry

It only takes the opening notes of the theme tune to 1963 classic film The Great Escape for most people to conjure up images of the lives of prisoners of wars – and their escapes – during World War II. The film, based on the best-selling book of the same name, tells the story of how British Commonwealth prisoners escaped from Stalag Luft III in Sagan (now Żagań, Poland), in Nazi Germany.

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