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Christelle Magnee, French Air Force 2nd Lt. Bernad Scheidhauer’s great niece, and Caroline Kennard, Royal Air Force Squadron leader Roger Bushell’s niece, unveil a memorial to their relatives on July 1, 2017 outside Ramstein, German. Bushell and Scheidhauer were among the 76 Allied prisoners of war who had escaped from Luft Stalag III at Sagan, Germany (now Poland) on March 24, 1944, in what became known as “The Great Escape.”  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Timothy Moore)


The Great Escape: setting the record straight

Christelle Magnee, French Air Force 2nd Lt. Bernad Scheidhauer’s great niece, and Caroline Kennard, Royal Air Force Squadron leader Roger Bushell’s niece, unveil a memorial to their relatives on July 1, 2017 outside Ramstein, German. Bushell and Scheidhauer were among the 76 Allied prisoners of war who had escaped from Luft Stalag III at Sagan, Germany (now Poland) on March 24, 1944, in what became known as “The Great Escape.” (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Timothy Moore)

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