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To the River book cover
March 22, 2024 / Books, News

To The River

The author of a new book about Allied prisoners of war in Italy has a name that will resonate with those interested in the subject – Hugo de Burgh.
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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
January 15, 2024 / News, PoW camps

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.
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Janet Kinrade Dethick
December 24, 2023 / News, Online archive, PoW camps

The Allied Screening Commission Index Cards – Janet Kinrade Dethick

Author Janet Kinrade Dethick hails the achievement in making the files of the ASC accessible. Although digitisation is in its early stages already the first files are uncovering fascinating stories about Italian helpers
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