Incredible story of pilot who survived a Russian gulag and trekked 830 miles to India before making it to Britain to fly Spitfires for the RAF in WW2

  • Tony Rogers braved 830-mile trek on foot across Russia’s frozen wastes
  • He made it to India, before eventually finding refuge in Britain
  • Rogers then became a decorated WW2 Flight Lieutenant in the RAF
  • The hero died at Hyperion Nursing Home in Fairford, Gloucestershire

By LEON WATSON

PUBLISHED: 16:05 GMT, 2 February 2013 | UPDATED: 19:20 GMT, 2 February 201

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