The Great Escape: The True Story

One of the most audacious acts of WWII, told through photographs and documents.

On March 24, 1944, a mass escape of Allied soldiers from the German prisoner of war camp Stalag Luft III was set into motion. THE GREAT ESCAPE: THE TRUE STORY is a three-part documentary looking at one of World War II's most audacious acts of survival and defiance with never-before-seen photographs and documents.

The Great Escape: The True Story is presented by your local public television station.

Distributed nationally by American Public Television