This is the remains of a floor tile recovered from the floor of the Cooler at Stalag Luft 3 the cooler is actually right near ware the Tunnel Harry runs which they used in the Great Escape on the 25th March 1944.The large floor tile section still has its original design on it and is solid it has broken off over the 70 years of sitting in the Forest but overall in fantastic condition.The part has been mounted in to a glass fronted box frame with information and pictures the frame is 13 inches by 10 inches in size.The part was recovered by myself from the floor of the Cooler at the site of the camp in Zagan on the 24th October 2017.A very nice and rare relic from the most famous prisoner of war camp in world war 2.
The pow camp ran from March 193 until January 1945 and held Allied aircrew officers.Renowned for the night of the 25th March 1944 when 76 Allied Officers escaped in the Great Escape.The camp remains are still visible in the woods in Zagan which is modern day Poland.
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Stalag Luft 3 during the war