Boldness Be My Friend Author:Richard Pape One of the Great True Stories of World War II. — Brutally frank but fantastically exciting is this story of a tough British airman's war adventures. Captured after his bomber had crashed in Holland, Pape was first imprisoned in East Germany. He then exchanged identities with a New Zealander....sent over a hundred messages to the War Office usin... more »g the racing code of the Yourshire Post...was put to work in a coal mine with Russian women prisoners...was tortured by the Gestapo, sent to a labour camp in Czechoslovakia...escaped to Hungary, only to be recaptured...feigned a grave disease to achieve repatriation.
From the moment when he is given special briefing in the Operations room at aerodrome to the moment when he stands on British soil again three years later, Richard Pape's incredible story sweeps the reader along in a torrent of excitement which has seldom been surpassed in war stories.« less