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Viewing Entry - Silk and Barbed Wire (E14167)
by Walley, Brian

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Playing time for epub/audio formats : 13 hours 4 minutes


TitleSilk and Barbed Wire
Author / Responsible partyWalley, Brian
GenreBiography, History, War stories.
TopicsBiography, History, War stories. World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations -- Personal narratives. Australia. Royal Australian Air Force -- Airmen -- Biography. World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons -- Personal narratives, Australian.
Intended AudienceAdult
PublisherVisAbility Ltd.


These are stories of twenty-two Allied airmen shot down in World War II over Europe, their survival in prisoner of war camps, their attempts to escape, and their final liberation. Written by the men themselves, they are unique accounts of unique experiences that only they can fully understand.

Additional Information

System control numberE14167
Original Print PublisherWestern Australia: Sage Pages, 2000
Narrator NameNarrated by Elwyn Edwards and Recorded by Susie Punch and Jane Gibbs.
Participant or performer noteNarrated by Elwyn Edwards and Recorded by Susie Punch and Jane Gibbs.
Narrators GenderMale narrator