Squadron Leader Alfie Fripp (RAF retd) Is the oldest surviving and longest serving British prisoner of war. He is the last of the '39ers (those captured at the start of the war)
He was held at many Prisoner of war camps including the infamous Stalag Luft III, The location of 'The Great Escape'
You can read about it on Alfie's website The Real Great Escape
The story of the Great Escape is HERE
A selection of the They That Are Left Project can be found HERE containing the portrait of Alfie as it will be shown in the series