The local press showed great interest in the project. Below are three articles which appeared in the Bournemouth Daily Echo. Just click on an image to see a version large enough to read.


Newspaper article in the Echo before Roger and Sandra set off on their epic journey.
Newspaper article in the Echo printed on their return from France to the UK.

Prompted by an article in the Times newspaper, in October 2007, the Echo featured Roger and Sandra talking about Jean Mariaud, the French Resistance fighter, who helped Major Hasler and Bill Sparks escape.

Roger and Sandra's exploits highlighted in an article about a documentary fronted by Paddy Ashdown



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