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POW in Italy
« on: Monday 10 December 12 12:37 GMT (UK) »
Hi

I have just received some information from the red cross on my father who according to my research was a pow at stalag 8b in Germany. It would now appear that before he was in the stalag he was captured by the Italians in Libya and sent to C.C.N.52  P.M3100 Italy then C.C.N.66 P.M3400 Italy before being taken to Germany.
Does anyone know the location of these places?

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Re: POW in Italy
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Re: POW in Italy
« Reply #2 on: Monday 10 December 12 13:52 GMT (UK) »
Thanks but I can find no sign of the letters and numbers I am looking for in this list  :-\

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Re: POW in Italy
« Reply #3 on: Monday 10 December 12 19:27 GMT (UK) »
Perhaps this will help - I think that you might read PG for CC....?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_World_War_II_prisoner-of-war_camps_in_Italy
Simons Barrett Jaffray Waugh Langdale Heugh Meade Garnsey Evans Vazie Mountcure Glascodine Parish Peard Smart Dobbie Sinclair....
in Stirlingshire, Roxburghshire; Bucks; Devon; Somerset; Northumberland; Carmarthenshire; Glamorgan

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Re: POW in Italy
« Reply #4 on: Monday 10 December 12 23:40 GMT (UK) »
if you can read PG for CC then here's a relevant map, Prisoner of war camps are in yellow:

http://www.campifascisti.it/mappe.php

52
http://www.campifascisti.it/scheda_campo.php?id_campo=347

66
http://www.campifascisti.it/scheda_campo.php?id_campo=358

Sorry about the previous link, didn't check it properly!

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Re: POW in Italy
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 11 December 12 13:11 GMT (UK) »
Thanks alot . Looks like he was in the Genoa and Bologna regions then  :)

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Re: POW in Italy
« Reply #6 on: Wednesday 19 December 12 17:20 GMT (UK) »
Hi Juan.
           P.M. 3100 PG 52 Chiavara, 20mls E. of Genoa. Winding Valley, terraced hills, protecting 40-45 Barracks on main road. 14Kms from Chavari at Piani Cariglia.   

P.M. 3400  PG 66   Capua, 30kms N.W. of Naples. Camp 12,000 sq mtrs. IN 5 Sections. At least one tented. Reported moved to Camp 82 Laterina(Near Arezzo) On Plain between river Arno and Mill. Newly built Barracks in two sections.

  Information dated as 1943

Brian

Hi

I have just received some information from the red cross on my father who according to my research was a pow at stalag 8b in Germany. It would now appear that before he was in the stalag he was captured by the Italians in Libya and sent to C.C.N.52  P.M3100 Italy then C.C.N.66 P.M3400 Italy before being taken to Germany.
Does anyone know the location of these places?

Prisoners of War. North Africa,Italy and Germany

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Re: POW in Italy
« Reply #7 on: Thursday 20 December 12 17:05 GMT (UK) »
Thanks so much, great info  :)