Gunther Pluschow

The One that Got Away

By John Matthews

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Gunther Pluschow was the only German prisoner of war to escape from Britain to Germany in World War One. He managed to reach Tilbury docks and hide on a Dutch steamer. The Kaiser rewarded Pluschow with an Iron Cross, First Class.

 

This page was added by John Matthews on 01/09/2017.