The Escaping Club

A. J. EVANS (1889 - 1960)

Described by some as one of the greatest escape books published. The Escaping Club recounts Evans' escape to Switzerland from a supposedly "escape-proof" German prison camp during World War I. After repatriation and rejoining the war, Evans again finds himself captured, this time first by Arabs and then by Turks. He again manages to escape. A detailed look at the trials faced by Allied POWs during World War I. (Summary by Tom Weiss)

Genre(s): War & Military, Memoirs, Modern (20th C)

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Capture Tom Weiss
00:14:52
Play 02 Gutersloh and Clausthal Tom Weiss
00:12:44
Play 03 The First Evasion Tom Weiss
00:08:00
Play 04 What Happened To Kicq Tom Weiss
00:14:04
Play 05 The Frontier Tom Weiss
00:21:50
Play 06 Paying The Piper Tom Weiss
00:12:31
Play 07 Removal To A Strafe Camp Tom Weiss
00:20:24
Play 08 Fort 9, Ingolstadt Tom Weiss
00:34:33
Play 09 Captors and Captives Tom Weiss
00:24:14
Play 10 Attempts To Escape Tom Weiss
00:39:05
Play 11 An Escape With Medlicott Tom Weiss
00:19:25
Play 12 Short Rations And Many Riots Tom Weiss
00:17:00
Play 13 A Tunnel Scheme Tom Weiss
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Play 14 The Bojah Case Tom Weiss
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Play 15 The Last of Fort 9 Tom Weiss
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Play 16 We Escape Tom Weiss
00:26:10
Play 17 Through Bavaria By Night Tom Weiss
00:22:29
Play 18 Through Wurtemberg To The Frontier Tom Weiss
00:29:36
Play 19 Freedom Tom Weiss
00:12:10
Play 20 Arabs. Turks, And Germans Tom Weiss
00:26:14
Play 21 One More Run Tom Weiss
00:48:43
Play 22 To Afion Via Constantinople Tom Weiss
00:27:26
Play 23 The Round Tour Concluded Tom Weiss
00:19:29