A crack team of engineers and archaeologists join forces with some of the original survivors, to unearth, for the first time, the secrets of the most famous wartime escape in history.
Series 1 |
In March 1944, 76 Allied airmen tunnelled out of the 'escape-proof' Stalag Luft III. Hear how the 'Great Escape' - later to be immortalised on the big screen - was carried out.
The daring breakout from Stalag Luft III.
The escapees from Stalag Luft III POW camp employed some incredible engineering ingenuity.
This was the "Great Escape", one of the most iconic and thrilling stories in history.
What it took to break free from Stalag Luft III…