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- ESCAPE TO FREEDOM '

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No. 3-' The Adventure of the Stolen Seaplane', by L. de Jong. Produced by Robert Kemp
No two escape stories are alike, and therein lies their fascination when retold for both the reader and the listener. Ever since Germany took over the Western seaboard of Europe people have been escaping-Norwegians, Danes, Dutch, and French-men. There have been others too, from Poland, from Austria, and from Czechoslovakia. This evening's story of escape is, like its predecessors, perfectly true. It describes how three Dutch students and a girl planned to outwit the organisation of a German air base in Holland and come to this country. With an impudence and a courage almost unbelievable, these four made off with a Nazi seaplane practically under the eyes of those who were guarding it. Needless to say, it was not all just a question .of starting up the engine and flying off, and it is the details of difficulty, suspense, and danger, that should make this reconstruction of a brave action so well worth while hearing.

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Unknown: L. de Jong.
Produced By: Robert Kemp

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