Robert Vanderstock is the son of Bram ‘Bob’ Vanderstok MBE, one of three successful escapees from Stalag Luft III. Robert Vanderstock has written the foreword to his fathers incredible memoirs in the newly released, Escape from Stalag Luft III. Read our exclusive interview with Robert below.
Month: February 2019
The Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect is honouring Jack J. Hersch with the 2019 Spirit of Anne Frank Human Writes Award for his breathtaking book, Death March Escape, chronicling his father’s two escapes from two Nazi death marches. Past recipients include Arthur Miller, Nicholas Kristof and Steve Berry. Jack says, “It is immensely meaningful to me to be honoured this way. My father would have been thrilled.”
Jon Müller is the son of Jens Müller, who was one of only three men who successfully escaped from Stalag Luft III in March 1944 . Jens Müller’s book about his wartime experiences was first published in Norwegian in 1946, titled, ‘Tre kom tilbake’ (Three Came Back). This is the first translation into English and features a foreword by his son. Read our exclusive interview with Jon below.
There are six weeks to go until the 75th anniversary of the Great Escape from Stalag Luft III in March 1944. Pen & Sword and Greenhill Books are celebrating the anniversary with new books – memories and histories – of the breakout. This blog will have excerpts, photos and lots more in the countdown. Keep watching!