German POW in World War One Attempts to Escape in a Packing Case | The British Newspaper Archive Blog


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

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.

The Western Daily Press – Monday 14 December 1914

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