Map of Colditz Castle. It gained international fame as a prisoner-of-war camp during World War II for "incorrigible" Allied officers who had repeatedly escaped from other camps.

Map of Colditz Castle. It gained international fame as a prisoner-of-war camp during World War II for "incorrigible" Allied officers who had repeatedly escaped from other camps.

Colditz Castle in Saxony, Germany, on 10 April 1945 just three days before US forces over-ran the area. Individual prisoners can be seen in the photograph

RAF's wartime reconnaissance photos go online in new archive

Colditz Castle in Saxony, Germany, on 10 April 1945 just three days before US forces over-ran the area. Individual prisoners can be seen in the photograph

British Army officer's paintings of his four years in Colditz Castle sold to keep notorious Nazi prison camp open to the public

Life inside: Other images depict everyday life inside the actual walls of Colditz Castle

Única fotografía tomada del Colditz Cock (1945), avión fabricado con cobijas y tarimas para excapar de una prisión

The only picture ever taken of the “colditz cock”, a glider made of bed-sheets, floorboards and other material, built by some British prisoners of war with the intent of escaping a maximum security prison

Schloss Colditz (Muldentalkreis) - Ausflugsziele in der Region Sachsen

Schloss Colditz (Muldentalkreis) - Ausflugsziele in der Region Sachsen

Manhole cover used by the Dutch in successful escape from the Exercise Park.

Manhole cover used by the Dutch in successful escape from the Exercise Park.

Castillo de Colditz

The prisoners courtyard. Oflag IVC Prisoner of War camp, Colditz Castle,

From Colditz to D-Day: Amazing aerial images taken by daring Allied pilots on secret missions during World War II

From Colditz to D-Day: Amazing aerial images taken by daring Allied pilots on secret missions during World War II

Aerial Images, World War Ii, D Day, Pilots, Wwii, Weapons, Be Grateful, World War Two, Weapon

Colditz - SOME OF THE CAST

Colditz - SOME OF THE CAST

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Colditz escape: Tale of 'home run' revealed

Gestapo wanted poster

Colditz escape: Tale of 'home run' revealed

Gestapo wanted poster

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