The Grand Escape: The Greatest Prison Breakout of the 20th Century

By: Neal Bascomb

Germany's Holzminden was a land-locked Alcatraz of sorts, home to the most troublesome Allied prisoners. When a band of pilots pulled off an ingenious plan and escaped in 1918, they inspired their countrymen during World War I’s darkest hours. List of people mentioned in the book. "The Holzminden Escape List: July 23–24, 1918." Bibliography. Source notes. Index. Black-and-white photographs, maps, and reproductions.

ISBN: 9781338140347

JLG Release: Dec 2018


Sensitive Areas: Harsh realities of war
Topics: World War I (1914–1918) , German prisoners and prisons , Holzminden prisoner-of-war camp, Germany , Prisoners of war , Prisoner-of-war escapes , Great Britain , Military history , European history

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Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens - 2019
Kirkus Best Books, Young Adult - 2018

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Book Details

ISBN

9781338140347

First Release

December 2018

Genre

Nonfic

Dewey Classification

940.4/72430943597

Trim Size

8 1/3" x 5 1/2"

Page Count

288

Accelerated Reader

Level 7.8; Points: 8;

Scholastic Reading Counts

Level 9.6; Points: 13;

Lexile

Level 1070L

Format

Print Book

Edition

Hardcover edition

Publisher

Arthur A. Levine Books

Potentially Sensitive Areas

Harsh realities of war

Topics

World War I (1914–1918), German prisoners and prisons, Holzminden prisoner-of-war camp, Germany, Prisoners of war, Prisoner-of-war escapes, Great Britain, Military history, European history,

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