Book Competition - April 2019

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Enter this competition and you could be the winner of this amazing prize!

We have 11 books in total up for grabs, organised into seven prize bundles:

First prize, is one copy each of:
Escape from Stalag Luft III (Bob Vanderstock)
The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III (Jens Müller)
IMAGES OF WAR: Stalag Luft III
The True Story of the Great Escape

Second prize is one copy each of:
Escape from Stalag Luft III (Bob Vanderstock)
The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III Jens Müller

Five runners up prizes of:
The True Story of the Great Escape

All prizes supplied by leading military book publisher, Pen & Sword. The seven winners will be drawn at random from those with the correct answer. One person will win the first prize, the next out of the hat will win second prize and the final five names drawn will win the runners up prize.
 

Escape from Stalag Luft III

Only three men successfully made it to freedom in the Great Escape and Bob Vanderstock was one of them. This is his story, which uses previously unpublished photographs and contains details of his wartime adventures as a Spitfire pilot and the escape across the Pyrenees. Bob was number 18 of the 76 who got out and this is his story.
WORTH
£50


The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III

One of the other successful escapee was Jens Müller and this is his memoir. Also including previously unpublished photos, this is the first translation of the book originally written in Norwegian and contains an introduction by the author’s son. Together with Per Bergsland, he stowed away on a ship to Gothenburg where they sought out the British consulate.
WORTH
£40


IMAGES OF WAR: Stalag Luft III

A chunky addition to the Images of War series, this one contains rare photos of the POW camp, a collection of contemporary and modern-day images from the camp, many of which have never been published before. It has an eight page colour plate section and contains graphic illustrations of the
WORTH
£15


The True Story of the Great Escape

Updated for the 75th anniversary of the escape, this is a complete account of the true story, built on interviews with dozens of former prisoners and relatives of the 50 who were murdered by the Gestapo.
WORTH
£60
 

Simply answer the question below. 

Closing date: 04/04/2019

Q. What was Squadron Leader Roger Bushell known as at the camp?

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