Category: PoW camps

My uncle, Lieutenant P. A. W. Allan, Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders, as a prisoner-of-war in Oflag 79, flanked by Denis Clapp and Bill Tedford

Allied Prisoners of War in Italy – Jeremy Archer

In this article his nephew, Jeremy Archer, describes the varied experiences of about 11,000 PoWs who avoided that fate and went on the run, throwing themselves on the mercy of Italian people in their efforts to rejoin the Allies or reach Switzerland.