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June 20, 2019 / Books, PoW camps

Two intrepid escapers

Two new books give riveting accounts of the wartime adventures of Michael Ross and Leslie Young, who were both prisoners at Fontanellato.
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May 22, 2019 / Keith Killby, PoW camps

Memorial to Keith Killby

On May 16th a small piazza in Monte San Martino was dedicated to the memory of Trust founder Keith Killby.
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April 29, 2019 / Books

Captain Limbert’s Trunk

An astonishing haul of Second World War photos and records has come to light contained in a trunk that belonged to Captain Richard Limbert, who played an important role in the Modena area during the Allied campaign to free Italy from 1943-45.
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April 29, 2019 / PoW camps

Breakout from Camp PG60

On April 25th, 2019, Capannori, a large comune of 40 villages just south of Lucca, focused its annual commemoration of the Liberation of Italy on the events of September 1943 at the prisoner of war camp (PG60) on its territory.
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April 23, 2019 / PoW camps

Tours of Servigliano PoW camp

Until September 2019 free tours are available of PG59 at Servigliano in le Marche, one of the major PoW camps in Italy. They take place every Wednesday at 5pm.
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January 15, 2019 / Books, Keith Killby, PoW camps

PoW Bibliography

For the benefit of followers of the Monte San Martino Trust, Julia MacKenzie has compiled a list of approximately 200 first-hand accounts and secondary sources about the PoW experience in Italy that can be accessed through the pdf below. The Trust is extremely grateful to her.
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