The Flame Keepers: The True Story of an American Soldiers Survival Inside Stalag 17 Ned Handy

ISBN: 9780786868797

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336 pages


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The Flame Keepers: The True Story of an American Soldiers Survival Inside Stalag 17  by  Ned Handy

The Flame Keepers: The True Story of an American Soldiers Survival Inside Stalag 17 by Ned Handy
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Ned Handy was captured by Germans in April 1944, after his B-24 was shot down. Sent to Stalag 17, the infamous Nazi prison camp, Handy soon led an escape team determined to tunnel to freedom. Along with the unforgettable comrades he vividlyMoreNed Handy was captured by Germans in April 1944, after his B-24 was shot down. Sent to Stalag 17, the infamous Nazi prison camp, Handy soon led an escape team determined to tunnel to freedom. Along with the unforgettable comrades he vividly describes, Handy worked relentlessly for months on a tunnel that was to prove instrumental in saving the lives of four fugitives sought by the Gestapo.

One of those fugitives would become the only American ever to escape permanently from Stalag 17.The Flame Keepers is a vivid first-hand account of an American soldiers experience as a prisoner of war in Nazi Germany and a poignant portrait of the POWs who worked to survive within the wire and their German captors. Illustrated with original photographs taken inside the camp from a smuggled camera and published for the first time in the trade press, The Flame Keepers recounts one of World War IIs great untold stories.



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