The ‘Great Escape’ that ended at Brimington!

The German version of ‘The Great Escape’ ended at Brimington just over a century ago, when the last four prisoners were recaptured.

AT 1.30am on September 25, 1917, 22 military officers detained at a prisoner-of-war (PoW) camp at Sutton Bonington in south Nottinghamshire escaped through a secret tunnel and dispersed into the countryside…

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