WWII's Great Escapes: The Freedom Trails

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    Episode 4 - France and Spain: The Pyrenees

    Monty retraces one of the toughest freedom trail routes in Europe, across the Pyrenees from France to Spain, and meets soldiers who survived it and people who risked their lives to help them

    This episode is subtitled47 mins
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    Episode 3 - Italy: Operation Galia

    Monty recounts the story of a daring SAS mission behind enemy lines in northern Italy, and retraces the troops' dramatic escape route across the Apuan Alps

    This episode is subtitled47 mins
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    Episode 2 - Italy: The Sulmona Trail

    Monty follows in the footsteps of Len Harley, who escaped from the Nazis across Italy's Majella mountains in winter, and reunites Len - who's now 98 - with Rosina Spinosa, who helped him escape

    This episode is subtitled47 mins
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    Episode 1 - Slovenia: The Crow's Flight

    Monty treks through the forests and mountains of Slovenia, as he learns the dramatic story of the most successful mass escape of Allied prisoners in World War II

    Historical footage from WWII concentration campsThis episode is subtitled47 mins
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