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Bill Couch | 349th Bomb Squadron, 100th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force - Army Air Corps

6:17   |   As the advancing Russians were getting closer, the POW's at Stalag Luft III were forced to travel from occupied Poland into Germany. Before that, there had been an ill fated mass escape that was immortalized in the movie, The Great Escape. Bill Couch was one of those POW's and he gives his perspective on all that as the war was winding down. Part 3 of 3.

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