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Program name: The Great Escape of World War II
Program category: History
Other
Program length: 75 minutes
Audience level: Adult
Audience size: Any
Program description: There were actually two successful escapes. The first break-out, from inside a wooden horse, enabled three men to escape a WW II German POW camp and return to England. The second escape, immortalized in the film The Great Escape, featured the building of 100 meter tunnels which allowed 76 men to escape Stalag Luft III. Most of the POWs were captured. Only three made it to safety in Allied territory. Join us to hear about the mastermind behind the plot nicknamed “Big X”, tunnels Tom, Dick, and Harry, forged identity documents, the “penguins” who scattered tunnel sand, and the real-life story of the three who got away.
Space/special requirements:
Travel restrictions:
Program fee: $201- $350
Is this fee negotiable? No
Mileage included? Yes
Notes about the fee:
Other notes: Rick Feingold teaches The Air Force in World War II at Bergen Community College. His father, B-17 navigator Louis Feingold escaped occupied France with the help of the French Underground. Equipment requirements: LCD projector. Presenter will provide laptop.
Regions this program
can be performed in:
Metro
Southeastern
Program last updated: 10/02/2018
   
Performer Information (see all of this performer's programs)
Performer name: Richard Feingold
Phone: 201-697-9152
Mailing address: 39 S. Dorchester Rd
Emerson, NJ 07630
E-mail address: rickfeingold@att.net
Website: http://https://www.facebook.com/RickFeingoldEvents/
   
Previous appearances at: Tappan Public Library, Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Goshen Library, Cornwall Library, Finkelstein (Spring Valley)Library
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Performer information last updated: 01/28/2019

 

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