Great Escapes: The Stories Behind 50 Remarkable Journeys to Freedom : The human desire for freedom and safety is undeniable. Only the most determined and the lucky beat the odds. Great Escapes is about extraordinary courage, inventiveness and the overwhelming instinct to survive. It tells the fascinating stories of 50 of the most remarkable escapes and escape attempts - form natural and man-made disasters, from the clutch of kidnappers, from brutal regimes, from prisons and the law, and also legendary escapes in World War Two and more recent warfare. Packed with dramatic color and black-and-white photographs, Great Escapes is a powerful testimony to the desire to regain freedom against all odds.
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