The Great Escape tunnels seen today at Stalag Luft 3

In the spring of 1943, Squadron Leader Roger Bushell RAF conceived a plan for a major escape from the camp, which occurred the night of 24–25 March 1944 - known as The Great Escape.

The Stalag Luft 3 was a Lufftwaffe run prisoner of war camp in Poland

Martin Cross takes us on a personal walkthrough of the tunnels, named Tom, Dick and Harry.

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Great Escape 70th anniversary commemorated in Poland

The 70th anniversary of the Great Escape has been commemorated in a ceremony in Poland. A Great Escape survivor told ITV News that being captured by prison guards "saved my life."