After the Lebrun escape at Colditz (see previous posts) the Germans brought in additional security measures at the park. They:
1) Put a door in the boundary wall so that guards could get through to the other side quickly.
|Captain Harry Elliott extreme left - strijbewski.nl|
|Present Day View of the Pathway (cellar door on the right) - virtualcolditz.com|
|Polish POWs at Colditz - Thememoryproject|
The Germans took appropriate action as they were now sure they had discovered how all the Frenchman had got away. It was only Le Ray’s hiding place which they had found. Lebrun’s first attempt and Collin’s home run were made by concealing themselves hiding in the rafters of the open pavilion.
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