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Battling Boredom and Depression

Battling Boredom and Depression

Mr. McKiel talks about failing morale and the inability of some to cope.

Conditions Worsen

Conditions Worsen

Mr. McKiel discusses dwindling food and fuel supplies, and an unexpected windfall.

Diversions

Diversions

Mr. McKiel describes various diversions that took place in the POW camp.

Passport Photos

Passport Photos

Mr. McKiel describes creating the false documentation required by the designated escapees. He also explains how they managed to get photos for these false documents.

The Tunnel

The Tunnel

Mr. McKiel describes the tunnel and its construction.

The X Committee

The X Committee

Mr. McKiel elaborates on the management of the prisoners’ escape plans.

A Tunnel - Twelve Feet From My Bunk!

A Tunnel - Twelve Feet From My Bunk!

Mr. McKiel discusses his housing arrangements and how he found out about a tunnel that was being dug as an escape conspiracy.

I Lost My Egg!

I Lost My Egg!

Mr. McKiel describes his bomber being attacked, parachuting to temporary safety, and then being captured.

Reflections - Past and Present

Reflections - Past and Present

Mr. James reflects on community events and past service.

Bombing and the Fear Within Us

Bombing and the Fear Within Us

Mr. James talks about the emotional impact of a bombing run on him and his crew.

Love of Air Plane and Crew

Love of Air Plane and Crew

Mr. James describes what it’s like to command an aircraft, and the special bond among the crew.

Danger in the Clouds

Danger in the Clouds

Mr. James discusses the impact of unexpected weather on his aircraft.

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