Tony Shaw, a much decorated fighter pilot, is captured and brought to Colditz. To the disappointment of the escape committee he has no interest in joining them, rather renewing his pre-war job as a teacher and taking part in education classes with librarian Porteous. However, when he discovers a locked room in the attic he concocts a plan to build his own glider and fly out of the castle.
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Did You Know?
Seemingly taking place in 1944, this episode reveals that there have been 20 successful escapes from Colditz: 8 by the Dutch, 7 by the British, with 4 Frenchmen and a Pole making up the remainder. See more