'Digger' from 'Great Escape' fame dies
Eric Dowling, nicknamed "Digger" for helping excavate tunnels used in the breakout from a World War II German prison camp that became known as the "Great Escape," has died.
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#1 Aug 10, 2008
As usual, we find out the true truth is obscured by Hollywood's truth which becomes the truth of the masses. That's why people need to read first hand documents and accounts which are no less fabulous because they are true and heroic.
Because of what happened at Sagan, Zagan should be a destination for all students of World War II. What the Krauts wrought and the Allied resistance to it should be remembered by today's and all future generations.
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