The Great Escape LIE IN THE DARK AND LISTEN signed x24 book
"WING COMMANDER KEN REES - LIE IN THE DARK AND LISTEN". The remarkable exploits of a WWII bomber pilot and Great Escaper ( 2004 ).
Ken Rees' wartime career makes for excellent reading, fusing the drama of a bomber pilots life in the clouds
with the land based drama of life and escape from the famous Stalag Lufft III,
later the settting for the blockbuster movie "The Great Escape".
What makes this book so very special is the fantastic collection of signatures from those who took part in the famous escape
through the Tom, Dick and Harry tunnels, bringing the reader and owner into close proximity of the historic events at Stalag Luft III.
Lt Col R INGHRAM DFC : Tunneller
Lt Gen A P CLARK., Security
Ft Lt H SPRAGUE : Trap door operator for Harry
Flt Lt J G WEIR : One of the first to tunnel in Harry
Flt Lt B FORDYCE : Last man down the tunnel
Flt Lt S DOWSE MC AE : Tunneller, and No 3 Down and out of the tunnel
Flt Lt B LAUMANS : Penguin
Flt Lt R A BETHELL : No 65 out of the tunnel
Wg Cdr H K REES : Tunneller
Sqdn Ldr B A JAMES MC : No. 39 out of the tunnel
Sqdn Ldr R S CHURCHILL : No.63 out of the tunnel
Flt Lt W MORRISON : Helped build and install the air pump for Harry
Flt Lt J D RAE DFC : Stooge
Flt Lt M M SHAND DFC : No. 76 out of the tunnel
Major D M JONES DSM DFC : Tunneller
Wt Off R M TRUNDLE : Penguin and Stooge
Sqdn Ldr F B DAY AE : Penguin
Sqdn Ldr K N T LEE DFC AE : Penguin
Flt Lt BRODRICK : No. 52 out of the tunnel
Flt Lt G KING : Operated the air pump in Harry and also a Penguin
Flg Off L G HALL : Meteorologist
Flt Lt A E BRYETT : Penguin and stooge
Flt Lt J K LYON : Stooge
Flt Lt A J MOUL : Tunneller
This book is the 2004 1st Edition Hardback, and is no. 28 in a special limited edition of just 40 copies worldwide. With such a low number issued,
and such a fantastic collection of Stalag Luft III signatures,the book is not only a piece of wartime history,
but also a sound investment for the future.
The book is in excellent condition, housed in a sturdy slipcase.
A very rare opportunity to obtain a scarce and hugely desirable book.
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