July 14, 2020 / News

Golf marathon

Golfer Graham Jones plays 72 holes in a day to raise money for MSMT
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Lt R Salvi with Escaped POWs
May 8, 2020 / News, PoW camps

Research into Indian PoWs

Light is being shed on the largely forgotten story of Indian soldiers who became prisoners of war in Italy, thanks to the research of Annu Palakunnathu Matthew, Professor of Art (photography) at the University of Rhode Island, USA. The PoWs were among the 50,000 Indian soldiers who fought in the Italian campaign on behalf of the Allies during WW11.
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March 31, 2020 / News

Partisan memorial

Italy is a land of many sad memorials recording the courage and sacrifice of Italians and other nationalities who fought...
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January 4, 2020 / News

Leslie Young’s exploits

Sir Nick Young, MSMT’s chairman, is to relate the extraordinary wartime adventures of his father, Leslie, in a talk at...
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Vanni looking at his camera
December 16, 2019

Vanni Treves 1940–2019

Vanni Treves, the son of an Italian partisan, died on 10th November 2019. He, was a lawyer, businessman and a board member of the Monte San Martino Trust.
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November 6, 2019 / Books

Long Walk Home

Trust supporter Andrew Adams has initiated the re-publication of The Long Walk Home, which is both a travel book and a true war story set in the Italian mountains.
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November 3, 2019 / Books, Online archive, PoW camps

A treasure-trove online

The memoirs of Allied servicemen on the run in wartime Italy, accounts of the brave Italians who hid them, and information about the PoW camps are all to be found in the Trust’s invaluable archive. After three years’ work it is now online for all to enjoy and research.
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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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