Escaping from the Kaiser : the dramatic experiences of a Tommy PoW / H.W. Tustin.

Only a week after joining the 8th Durhams in April 1915 Private Herbert Tustin was captured at the Battle of Ypres. He describes the horror of trench warfare, his treatment on being taken a POW and the three day train journey into Germany. There followed 16 months captivity at Rennbahn POW Camp with...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Tustin, Herbert William, 1893-1939 (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published:Barnsley, South Yorkshire : Pen & Sword Military, 2014.
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Summary:Only a week after joining the 8th Durhams in April 1915 Private Herbert Tustin was captured at the Battle of Ypres. He describes the horror of trench warfare, his treatment on being taken a POW and the three day train journey into Germany. There followed 16 months captivity at Rennbahn POW Camp with its hunger, hardships, brutality, work regime, friendships, humour and the different national characteristics of fellow POWs. In late summer 1916 together with a Canadian POW, Gerrie Burk, the author escaped over the wire.
Physical Description:1 online resource : illustrations, maps
ISBN:9781473845206
1473845203
9781473845282
1473845289
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