Force 10 from Navarone - 1978 British produced war film loosely based on Alistair MacLean's 1968 novel of the same name. It is a sequel to the 1961 film, The Guns of Navarone. The parts of Mallory and Miller are played by Robert Shaw and Edward Fox. Also stars Harrison Ford, Carl Weathers, Barbara Bach, Franco Nero, Richard Kiel. My boys and I have watched it at least a dozen times. Don't know why!
The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III: The Full Story of How 76 Allied Officers Carried Out World War II's Most Remarkable Mass Escape by Tim Carroll (Bilbary Town LIbrary: Good for Readers, Good for Libraries)
February, 1942: Singapore lies burning and shattered, defenceless before the conquering hordes of the Japanese Army, as the last boat slips out of the harbour into the South China Sea. On board are a desperate group of people, each with a secret to guard, each willing to kill to keep that secret safe.