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Alfred  John Evans - The Escaping Club - 9781781551233 - V9781781551233
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The Escaping Club

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Description for The Escaping Club Paperback. Evans was a pilot who crash-landed in enemy territory. After two escapes he was moved to Fort 9, Ingolstadt, where the Germans had collected all the naughty boys who had escaped from other camps. In summer 1917, Evans finally succeeded in his escape with a fellow officer and the book describes the hardship and journey to freedom in Switzerland. Num Pages: 192 pages, 25 black and white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DFG; 3JJF; BGH; HBJD; HBWN; JWXR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 164 x 234 x 16. Weight in Grams: 348.
Alfred John Evans was a reconnaissance pilot officer with 3 squadron RFC. On 16 July 1916, while over enemy territory, his engine failed and he crash-landed his machine. He was sent to Gutersloh, and then to Clausthal from where he escaped, being recaptured a few days later at the Dutch border. As a consequence of his escape attempts, he was sent to Fort 9, Ingolstadt where the Germans had collected into it all the naughty boys who had tried to escape from other camps. There were about 150 officer prisoners of different nationalities in the place, and at least 130 ... Read more

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About Alfred John Evans
Alfred John Evans (1889 - 1960) was a cricketer who played for Oxford University, Hampshire, Kent and England. He was born in Newtown, Hampshire. In a spasmodic first-class cricket career that lasted from 1908 to 1928, Evans, a hard-hitting right-handed batsman and medium-pace bowler, played regularly only when at university. By 1921, when he scored 69 not out for MCC ... Read more

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