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Colour photographs were taken in June 2003

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Hotel  Armando's x 2-------------------------->      Badia x 3------------------------------------------------------------------------>       Badia Prison

Prison_officers_training_centre_1.JPG (26975 bytes)    Prison_officers_training_centre_3.JPG (13896 bytes)    Fonte_dAmore_shop.JPG (17769 bytes)    Morroneze_Abbey_1.JPG (22932 bytes)    Monte_Morrone_1.JPG (16974 bytes)    Partisans_memorial_1.JPG (23323 bytes)

Prison officers' training centre x 2                   Fonte d'Amore shop    Morronese abbey        Monte Morrone            Partisan's memorial

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Main Entrance              Watchtowers x 4-------------------------------------------------------------->     Sentry boxes and...     guard room

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Perimeter fence x 6:  now keeping people out of the abandoned army camp rather than keeping PoW in--------------------------------->

Quarry_behind_camp_1.JPG (20262 bytes)    Quarry_beehives.JPG (22307 bytes)    Quarry_behind_camp_2.JPG (22311 bytes)    Ruin_behind_camp_3.JPG (22327 bytes)    Ruin_behind_camp_1.JPG (23705 bytes)    Ruin_behind_camp_2.JPG (21730 bytes)

Behind the camp: a quarry (with beehives)-------------------------->      and several ruined buildings from another age----------------------->

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Camp huts x 6----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------->

These 12 pictures courtesy of Graham Howard whose father was also a "guest" of Campo 78

Admin_block__guards_qtrs.jpg (27970 bytes)    Compound_no_2_1.jpg (16788 bytes)    Compound_no_2_2.jpg (22743 bytes)    Games_Pitch.jpg (24410 bytes)    Inside_Entrance.jpg (22421 bytes)    Interior_hut_100.jpg (19075 bytes)

Admin block                  Compound no  2           Compound no 2            Sports pitch                  Just inside the              Interior of  
& guards' qtrs                towards Badia               towards Mt Morrone                                            entrance                       hut 100

Latrines_view_to_Badia.jpg (13722 bytes)    Monte_Morrone.jpg (18572 bytes)    Officers_compound.jpg (43928 bytes)    Overview_BW.jpg (46773 bytes)    PoW_Huts.jpg (26474 bytes)    Overview_colour_early_70s.jpg (25811 bytes)

Latrines with                 Monte Morrone             Officers' compound    Camp overview             PoW huts                       Camp overview
view to Badia                                                                                                 from Monte Morrone                                            in early 1970s

A visit to the camp by the bishop of Sulmona, Monsignor Luciano Marcante. To view more pictures from this series click: here

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A visit to the camp by the bishop of Sulmona, Monsignor Luciano Marcante ------------------------------------------------------------------------->


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Tom Johnson pre-war     Camp 78 plan            Christmas card 1941     Post card Oct 1942       Sulmona area map
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(Last updated 30 August 2010)


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