Burgess collected an Air Corps POW’s oral history, after which her knowledge of the men held at the Great Escape Prison Camp enhanced a tour of Europe. This trek cemented her interest and caring for WWII Prisoners of War.
“Wars’ Voices ~ Are You Listening?”
Stories of WWII are disappearing as veterans of that war pass on. Burgess uses interviews of POWS held in Europe and research on Pacific POWS to share personal stories of the people and history of that war. The conditions they survived help reveal the depth and complexity of war time experience and the impact on the lives of those who survived.