The following articles deal with a region known as Bir Tawil on the border between Egypt and Sudan. It is a region that neither country seems to want. The article examines the history of the region.
Daily Archives: March 24, 2012
The following article deals with the state of the German navy in the lead up to World War I. Well worth a read.
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The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III
On this day in 1944, during World War II, 76 POWs began their break out from Stalag Luft III. The POW camp was located in Lower Silesia, Germany. 73 of the escapees were recaptured and 50 were executed, including 5 Australians.
The break out was made into a film in 1963, called, ‘The Great Escape.’