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The Escaping Club

The Escaping Club by Evans, A. J.
By: (1889-1960)

Described by some as one of the greatest escape books published. The Escaping Club recounts Evans' escape to Switzerland from a supposedly "escape-proof" German prison camp during World War I. After repatriation and rejoining the war, Evans again finds himself captured, this time first by Arabs and then by Turks. He again manages to escape. A detailed look at the trials faced by Allied POWs during World War I.

First Page:

THE ESCAPING CLUB

by

A. J. EVANS

[Illustration]

THE JAMES A. McCANN COMPANY

Publishers New York

Copyright 1922 by THE JAMES A. McCANN COMPANY

All Rights Reserved

PRINTED IN THE U. S. A.

TO MY MOTHER

WHO, BY ENCOURAGEMENT AND DIRECT ASSISTANCE, WAS LARGELY RESPONSIBLE FOR MY ESCAPE FROM GERMANY, I DEDICATE THIS BOOK, WHICH WAS WRITTEN AT HER REQUEST.

CONTENTS

PART I

CHAP. PAGE

I. CAPTURE 3

II. GUTERSLOH AND CLAUSTHAL 12

III. THE FIRST EVASION 21

IV. WHAT HAPPENED TO KICQ 26

V. THE FRONTIER 35

VI. PAYING THE PIPER 48

VII. REMOVAL TO A STRAFE CAMP 56

VIII. FORT 9, INGOLSTADT 67

IX. CAPTORS AND CAPTIVES 87

X. ATTEMPTS TO ESCAPE 103

XI. AN ESCAPE WITH MEDLICOTT 127

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Reviews (Rated: 5 Stars - 3 reviews)

Reviewer: - March 5, 2016
Subject: The Escape Club
A very good story, well narrated but the recording quality is not as good as it could be, a fair bit of distortion.
March 24, 2015
Gripping aund understated. Excellently done and well worth the time.
Reviewer: - April 6, 2014
Subject: Fantastic!
Read well and one of the best most engaging stories I've listened to yet!


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