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Mohave County Library Bullhead City

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1170 E. Hancock Dr
Bullhead City , AZ 86442
928-758-0714 mohavecountylibrary.info

February 2020

Arizona’s Great Escape

February 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Mohave County Library Bullhead City, 1170 E. Hancock Dr
Bullhead City , AZ 86442
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During the night of Christmas Eve in 1944, twenty-five Nazi German prisoners of war escaped from Papago Park POW camp on the outskirts of Phoenix and headed towards Mexico. These men were hardcore Nazis, ex U-boat commanders, and submariners, who had successfully dug a nearly 200-foot underground tunnel that took four months to complete. Many people may have heard of this event, but few know the details. This presentation tells the story of what happened to these German POWs and…

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