Dwight R. Messimer is a U.S. Army veteran and former lecturer in history atCalifornia State University San Jose, USA. His most recent book is The BaltimoreSabotage Cell: German Agents, American Traitors and the U-boat Deutschland duringWorld War I. He resides in Northern California, USA.
Dwight Messimer, an expert on World War I history, tells Killinger's story in great detail, giving the reader a true taste of the daily odds an escapee faces on such a journey. Anyone who appreciates the risks of an odyssey like Killinger's will relish reading this account. -Linda Goetz Holmes, author of Guests of the Emperor: The Secret History of Japan's Mukden POW Camp