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Wally Floody (1918–1989)

Wally Floody was a Mining Tunnel Engineer in Ontario, Canada before joining the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1940. Wally flew Spitfires in 401 Squadron until he was shot down and became a Prisoner of War on October 28th 1941. For four years, Wally had made many escape attempts and dug a number of tunnels before being sent to Stalag Luft III where ... See full bio »

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He was awarded the MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) after World War II in 1945 after building and designing the Tunnels from the Great Escape.

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Wally the Tunnel King

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