The German POW in World War One Who Planned to Escape from the UK in a Packing Case

Posted on November 18th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

We were absolutely fascinated by this amazing story about a German POW in World War One who attemped to escape from England by hiding inside a packing case.

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The Western Daily Press – Monday 14 December 1914

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historical newspaper report on German POW in World War One Attempts to Escape in a Packing Case