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The Colditz Story

P. R. Reid

The Colditz Story

by P. R. Reid

  • 143 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Chivers Audio Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • European history: Second World War,
  • Prisoners of war,
  • World history: Second World War,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Unabridged Audio - Misc.Nonfiction,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape,
  • Germany,
  • General

  • Edition Notes

    G.K. Hall Audio Books Series

    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio Cassette
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9527156M
    ISBN 100745162290
    ISBN 109780745162294

    The Colditz Story is a British prisoner of war film starring John Mills and Eric Portman and directed by Guy Hamilton. It is based on the book written by Pat Reid, a British army officer who was imprisoned in Oflag IV-C, Colditz Castle, in Germany during the Second World War and who was the Escape Officer for British POWs within the castle. Major P. R. Reid was sent to Colditz in and escaped two years later. His book, written with typical British understatement, details the ingenuity and bravery of the Colditz officers and the workings of the ‘escape committee’.Brand: The Folio Society.

    "The Colditz Story" by P. R. Reid, tells the story of Mr. Reid's escapes from German POW camps and attempts to get out of Germany during World War II from his initial capture until he finally succeeded in October Mr Reid was a captain in the British Army and was captured in June /5(1). Jul 22,  · Are you sure you want to remove The Colditz Story from your list? About the Book. A realistic portrayal of life as a prisoner of war based on Reid’s own experiences as a prisoner in Colditz Castle, a high security German P.O.W. camp during WW2. Subjects. Prisoners of war.

    Colditz Story (Coronet Books) by Reid, P. R. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at cinemavog-legrauduroi.com Bibliography of Colditz Castle is a list of works about Colditz Castle, its history as POW camp Oflag IV-C, the attempts to escape Oflag IV-C and many prisoners memoirs.


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The Colditz Story by P. R. Reid Download PDF EPUB FB2

An amazing story of courage, daring and at times damn right lunacy. This is a must for anyone with a passion for history. I loved every nail biting moment of this book, so much so I watched all of the bbc series after finishing the book with friends to try and quench my thirst for more Colditz thrills/5.

Nov 15,  · "The Colditz Story" by P. The Colditz Story book, tells the story of Mr. Reid's escapes from German POW camps and attempts to get out of Germany during World War II from his initial capture until he finally succeeded in October Mr Reid was a captain in the British Army and was captured in June Cited by: 7.

Jul 30,  · After reading "The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society" (a great book) my interest in WW2 was reignited and I read a number of books on the Channel islands occupation and eventually decided to read up on Colditz. I read Eggers' book first and then P R Reid's "The Full Story." both are excellent and I am glad I read them in that order/5(23).

The Colditz Story is a British prisoner of war film starring John Mills and Eric Portman and directed by Guy Hamilton.

It is based on the book written by Pat Reid, a British army officer who was imprisoned in Oflag IV-C, Colditz Castle, in Germany during the Second World War and who was the Escape Officer for British POWs within the cinemavog-legrauduroi.com by: Francis Chagrin.

Jan 01,  · In Colditz: The Full Story, P.R. Reid delivers "the full history" as part memoir, part researched history and part anecdote. Castle Colditz was a POW compound that the Germans used for special prisoners -- those having shown a propensity for escaping and /5.

Feb 26,  · THE COLDITZ STORY takes artistic license with facts and the sequence of events, as noted in the foreword, but manages to hold interest when it concentrates on the fortunes of its chief escape officer, JOHN MILLS, and his The Colditz Story book experiences with 7/10(K).

The Colditz Story covers many seemingly impossible achievements - lock picking "unlockable" doors, building tunnels, hidden trapdoors, forging documents, making german uniforms from scraps around the POW camp and more.

The story is full of humour, surprise, tension and astonishment along with some sad sections when things don't go well. Oct 02,  · Buy The Colditz Story (Cassell Military Paperbacks) 2nd Revised edition by Pat R. Reid (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(38). Oct 02,  · This book follows them from there camps they were in before Colditz and obviously there Colditz adventures if you can call them that.

read through the eyes of Pat read. This is a book to read even if you think you know the story, There is also a follow on book life after Colditz for which I haven’t read yet but cannot wait to/5(38). Resourcefulness and hard work won a few of them their freedom.

Author and former British Army officer, P.R. Reid, was one of the men who escaped from Colditz and made it home to tell the story. This paperback edition, introduced into the Zenith Military Classic series, introduces this thrilling WWII story to a new generation of cinemavog-legrauduroi.com: Zenith Press.

The Colditz Story by P. Reid Book Resume: Colditz was the last stop for prisoners of war during WWII. Those who persisted in escaping from other camps were sent to the impregnable fortress of Colditz Castle, situated on a rocky outcrop high above the River Mulde.

Once within the walls of the castle, the Germans reasoned, escape was impossible. May 03,  · BLOG #18, SERIES #8 WEDNESDAYS WITH DR. JOE DR. JOE’S BOOK OF THE MONTH CLUB #65 P.

REID’S THE COLDITZ STORY [ALSO TITLED ESCAPE FROM COLDITZ] May 3, Some of the greatest escape stories ever written come out of World War II. I first read this many years ago, and have never been [ ].

Sep 20,  · The Colditz Story out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews. Whiskey3pa on LibraryThing: More than 1 year ago: Remarkable stories.

This is a fantastic book about amazing human beings. As page turning and seemingly far-fetched as spy fiction, but all real.

Truth is stranger than fiction. /5(2). Colditz: The Full Story () About book: In Colditz: The Full Story, P.R. Reid delivers "the full history" as part memoir, part researched history and part anecdote. Castle Colditz was a POW compound that the Germans used for special prisoners -- those having shown a propensity for escaping and those with a high hostage value, in particular/5(4).

The Colditz Story () About book: Originally published on my blog here in October The Colditz Story is the tale of the British prisoners of war incarcerated in Oflag IV C, Colditz Castle, which was used to hold officers who had already attempted to escape from other camps by the Germans during the Second World War.

Reid, as Escape Officer (co-ordinator of escape attempts) helped /5(3). The story of Colditz has been told often and in a variety of forms but in this book MacKenzie chronicles the development of the Colditz myth and puts what happened inside the castle in the context of British and Commonwealth POW life in Germany as a whole.

The Colditz Story (), a snappy British production directed by Guy Hamilton, takes its title from Colditz Castle, an imposing German edifice used during World War II as a prisoner-of-war camp for Allied officers.

Under its wartime name, Oflag IV-C, it was the lockup of choice for captives the Nazis considered high risks for escape.

The joke was on the Nazis, though. "The Colditz Story" is based on a book by British author Patrick Reid. He was one of 56 escapees who scored "home runs." They made it all the way back to their countries or Allied lines.

The film condenses much of the book, and some of the characters are composites. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. The story of Colditz has been told often but this book chronicles the development of the Colditz myth and puts what happened inside the castle in the context of British and Commonwealth POW life in Germany as a whole.

Being a captive of the Third Reich was more complicated and. This is the original, bestselling true story of the Colditz escape academy, and how one man made it out of the impregnable castle and back to Britain.Four appendices at the end of book provide a full listing of prisoners and staff, all of the attempted escapes, the secret code used to communicate between prisoners and the outside world, and more.

“[T]his book is highly recommended reading.” –The New York Times. Download Colditz: The Full Story.Find The Colditz Story by Reid, P R at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers.