Alex Cassie

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Great Escape Forger Dead at 95

Flight Lt. Alex Cassie key figure in mass breakout of German camp in WWII

(Newser) - Flight Lt. Alex Cassie, the British bomber pilot whose work as a forger of Nazi documents was immortalized in The Great Escape, has died, reports the New York Times . He was 95. Seventy-six prisoners of war escaped from the Stalag Luft III camp in eastern Germany on March 24 and...

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