A crowd is not company / Robert Kee.
By: Kee, Robert.Material type: BookPublisher: London : Phoenix, 2009Description: 240 pages ; 20 cm. cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780753826744(pbk).Subject(s): Kee, Robert | World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, German | World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, BritishDDC classification:
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Journalist and broadcaster Robert Kee was an RAF bomber pilot in the Second World War. When his plane was shot down over Nazi-occupied Holland, he was captured and spent three years and three months in a German POW camp.
From the beginning he was intent on escape. After several false starts, he finally made it.
First published in 1947 as a novel, but now revealed to be an autobiography, A Crowd Is Not Company recounts Kee's experiences as a prisoner of war and describes in compelling detail his desperate journey across Poland - a journey that meant running the gauntlet of Nazism.
Originally published: London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1947.