Interactive displays allow children and adults to try on disguises, forge ID cards and crawl through an escape tunnel. There will be a full-size replica of the Colditz glider and memorabilia of the many war films, TV series and books about the subject. Until next summer. www.iwm.org.uk
Escapes from German prisoner-of-war camps have been the stuff of movie legend, but what was the truth behind all the tunnels and wooden horses? A new exhibition at the Imperial War Museum will tell the amazing but true stories of escape attempts by Allied servicemen in the Second World War.
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