I’m currently writing a biography of RAF Squadron Leader Roger Bushell, the instigator of the plan to construct the three tunnels in Stalag Luft III. Last fall, I visited the site. Amazingly, it was difficult to see where the excavation team had been. I have also spoken to dozens of men who either helped build the tunnel or were there when the mass escape occurred. The article stated that the escape was on March 26, 1944. However, it actually occurred on the evening of the 24th and into the wee hours of the 25th.
Jennifer Schwartz Ames, Iowa
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