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These sites are fascinating, informative personal Web sites created by people who are passionate about history.

More about the Belgian Escape lines
After the defeat of France in June 1940 thousands of British prisoners of war were marched north, through France and Belgium, on their way to prison camps in eastern Germany. This is the story of their experiences and of the people who helped them.

Little Friends
Learn more about the 56th Fighter Group during World War II on the Little Friends Web site. This site is dedicated to all those who flew and served in the US 8th Army Air Force Fighter Command during World War II.

Books

Childers, Thomas. In the Shadows of War. Henry Holt & Company, LLC, 2002.

de Graff, Bob. Stepping Stones to Freedom. SDU Publishers, The Hague, 1995.

Eisner, Peter. The Freedom Line. HarperCollins, 2004.

Foot, M.R.D.. & Jim Langley, MI9 Escape and Evasion 1939-1945. The Bodley Head LTD, 1979.

Giskes, H.J.. London Calling North Pole. Bantam Books, 1982.

Neave, Aire. They Have Their Exits. Hodder & Stoughton, 1953.

Neave, Aire. Little Cyclone. Hodder & Stoughton, 1954.

Neave, Aire. Saturday at MI9. Hodder & Stoughton, 1969.

Remy, Colonel. Reseau Comete. Perrin, Paris, 1966.

Watt, George. The Comet Connection. The University Press of Kentucky, 1990.


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