The Great Escape

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The Great Escape movie poster.

Movie (1963)
French title : La grande évasion

Starring:
Steve McQueen (Capt. Virgil Hilts "The Cooler King")
Charles Bronson (Flight Lt. Danny Velinski "The Tunnel King")
James Garner (Flight Lt. Hendley "The Scrounger")
James Coburn (Flying Officer Louis Sedgwick "The Manufacturer")
Richard Attenborough (Squadron Leader Roger Bartlett "Big X")
Donald Pleasence (Flight Lt. Colin Blythe "The Forger")

Allied prisoners of war plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II.

Bücker Bü 181 Bestmann

Flown by Pleasence and Garner (acting as the pilot) in their escape attempt.

GreatEscape Bu-181 a.jpg
GreatEscape Bu-181 b.jpg
GreatEscape Bu-181 c.jpg

North American T-6

At least, seven T-6 were used to act as german fighters but never used in the air.

GreatEscape T-6.jpg
GreatEscape T-6 a.jpg
GreatEscape T-6 b.jpg
GreatEscape T-6 c.jpg

Junkers Ju 52/3m

Seen on the wall in von Luger's office.

Junkers Ju 52/3m of Deutsche Luft Hansa.

Unidentified Aircraft

On the wall, on the right of the head, a memory picture with probably an Albatros fighter.
Hidden by the harm (on the left of the picture), probably a Pfalz aircraft.

GreatEsc Albatros.JPG


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