Many Allied soldiers who escaped from prison camps in northern Italy in the fall of 1943 made their way safely to neutral Switzerland.
Reginald Skinner was among them.
Reginald’s granddaughter Hannah Angell doesn’t know in which Swiss community he found shelter. Other POWs represented on this site found refuge in Alpine resort villages such as Adelboden, Arosa, and St. Gallen.
Reginald kept the following photographs as reminders of his time spent Switzerland.
(See also “Reginald Skinner—P.G. 59 and Beyond.”)