John Fancy tunnels under 10-3-39

John Fancy tunnels under 10-3-39

Post by Frisbe » Sun, 05 Oct 2008 05:14:28

The World War Two tunnel digger, John Fancy, whose actions inspired the
film the Great Escape has died.

He was an adventurer, a charmer, above all, a nuisance. Warrant officer
John Fancy volunteered for the RAF seeking adventure and he certainly
found it.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/7651902.stm