The forgotten first Great Escape of 1918: In 1918 a group of 29 British officers escaped through a tunnel dug under the noses of heavily armed German guards at the Holzminden Prisoner of War Camp, situated south-west of Hanover, Germany. (Image: Group photo of Offiers at Holzminden POW camp - Image provided by Channel 5).
THE FRENCH ARMY ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918
Q 69984. Officer of the French Army Engineers listening to the sound of enemy operations with a microphone in the underground tunnel.
Detail of the large bronze relief by Australian sculptor Michael Meszaros. "Australian Tunnel Coys 1916-1919. In Memory of the Australian tunnellers who fought a silent and claustrophobic war below the trenches of the western front during the Great War 1914-1919 - Electrical and mechanical mining and boring Coy 1916-1919" Plugstreet 14-18 Experience interpretation centre, Ploegsteert, Flanders, Dec. 9, 2013.