POW Author:Douglas Collins Captured at Dunkirk early in the war, Douglas Collins vowed to return to battle. During the next four years, he escaped every dungeon, cell and guardhouse the Germans could devise. Scrambling down castle walls, vaulting fences, crawling under barbed wire, digging tunnels, Collins finally managed to make his way to Romania, where he was repatri... more »ated.
Collins' various escape routes took him through Germany, Slovakia, Hungary and Romania. His exploits--accidentally hopping a train bound for Auschwitz, taking shelter with a colony of dwarfs in the frozen wastes of the Carpathian Mountains--are spellbinding.
His story is a testament to man's indomitable spirit in the face of adversity.« less