Digital Archives | Oct 22, 1981 | 5:18

PoWs: Escape from Camp X

Months of planning and a 150-foot tunnel help German PoWs pull off Canada's greatest escape of the war.

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Digital Archives - PoWs: The remains of Camp 70Oct 11, 1989 | 3:19Digital Archives PoWs: The remains of Camp 70 Video
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Digital Archives - PoWs: Escape from Camp XOct 22, 1981 | 5:18Digital Archives PoWs: Escape from Camp X Audio
Digital Archives PoWs: Escape from Camp X Oct 22, 1981 | 5:18Months of planning and a 150-foot tunnel help German PoWs pull off Canada's greatest escape of the war.
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Digital Archives - PoWs: Broadcasting behind enemy linesFeb 23, 1950 | 2:07Digital Archives PoWs: Broadcasting behind enemy lines Audio
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