October 2, 2023

80th Anniversary at Servigliano

From 6th – 10th September 2023, more than 70 supporters of the Monte San Martino Trust took part in four days of action-packed celebrations to mark the 80th anniversary of the Armistice with Italy, the event that precipitated the escape of thousands of Allied servicemen from PoW camps into the Italian countryside.
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MSMT trustees by the memorial
May 15, 2023

Eden Camp Memorial Stone Unveiled in Moving Ceremony

The Trust and its sister charity, the Escape Lines Memorial Society (ELMS), have fulfilled a long-held desire to establish a permanent memorial to the brave Italians who rescued escaped PoWs.
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Professor Robert Tregay
January 26, 2023

Escape from Fontanellato

Professor Robert Tregay's introductory words to article regarding Eric Newby and Love and War in the Apennines. January 2023 Recovering...
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November 27, 2022 / News, PoW camps

Parri presentation

Pictured Above : Costantino Di Sante, Isabella Insolvibile, Nicola` Cacciatore and Igor Pizzirusso Research into the history of prisoner of...
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November 20, 2022 / Luncheons, News, PoW camps

MSMT Lunch

The past and present came together at the annual lunch of the Monte San Martino Trust on November 16th 2022.
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Filippo Ieranò
May 18, 2022

A People’s Courage

The Trust has published a translation into English of first-hand accounts by Italian contadini who hid escaped Allied prisoners of war in Le Marche. The book is called A People’s Courage: Civil Resistance in German-occupied Italy.
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November 13, 2021 / Luncheons, Students

An overdue celebration

The pent-up demand from MSMT members for a get-together, following the cancellation of the annual meeting in 2021, was evidenced...
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November 13, 2021 / Helpers

Wreath at massacre village

Seb Pollington lays the wreath at Collelungo A Remembrance wreath was laid on November 11 2021 in Collelungo, in the...
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Picture of PoWs
October 31, 2021

Italian book on PoW camps

Italian experts on the Allied presence in Italy during the Second World have combined to produce a book that provides...
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