• Roger Bushell (right) with Robert Stanford Tuck (left), Stalag Luft III, Germany, 1942 or early 1943

Welcome to the Roger Bushell Blog In “Serving with Roger Bushell,” new author John Carr tells the compelling story of the man behind The Great Escape in World War II and how it motivated him to join his generation’s war in Iraq – and how the end result for both isn’t what you would expect.

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Bushell Turned Down for Posthumous George Cross

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/architect-of-great-escape-roger-bushell-turned-down-for-medal-9wwnr65hd This needs to change.

Stalag Luft III Journal Goes to Auction

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/for-sale-a-pow-journal-documenting-wwiis-great-escape

Last of the Great Escapers has Died

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/26/obituaries/dick-churchill-dies.html

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