EXTRAORDINARY ITALIAN IMPRISONMENT The Brutal Truth of Campo 21, 1942-1943

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An important book that gives an excellent account of Allied P.O.W.’s who between 1942-1943 endured harsh conditions of Italian Imprisonment. The book gives a well researched account with clear illustrations and photographs of how the Allied P.O.Ws in, PG21 Chieti, Abruzzi, kept up morale in the Camp, by staging plays, musical concerts, including full scale cricket matches. However, the most significant research in this book describes the activities of two agencies, Chieti News Agency, and the Escape Committee, describing their various tunnel activities, including one attempted escape. After the war this escape became part of a War Crimes Investigation.

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