Bascomb, Neal

The Grand Escape: The Greatest Prison Breakout of the 20th Century

(2) YA This gripping work of narrative nonfiction focuses on a small group of WWI prisoners of war and their astounding efforts in 1918 to tunnel out of Germany's Holzminden prison camp, a place "established to hold the most troublesome Allied officers in Germany." Plentiful black-and-white archival photos, maps, and clear diagrams of the prison camp support the meticulously researched, detailed text. Bib, ind.


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