Italian Partisan Airstrip I

Photograph of an airstrip created by Phil Newhouse and the Italian Partisans during World War II. Phil Newhouse was taken in by the Italian Partisans after his B-25 was downed over northern Italy. He worked with the Partisans to create an airstrip and airdrop location used by the British military during the war. The photograph was taken by an English RAF Captain who tracked down Mr. Newhouse after the war and mailed him copies of the photos he’d taken of the group., This is a digital image, the original was returned to the donor after scanning.
Abstract/Description: Photograph of an airstrip created by Phil Newhouse and the Italian Partisans during World War II. Phil Newhouse was taken in by the Italian Partisans after his B-25 was downed over northern Italy. He worked with the Partisans to create an airstrip and airdrop location used by the British military during the war. The photograph was taken by an English RAF Captain who tracked down Mr. Newhouse after the war and mailed him copies of the photos he’d taken of the group.
Subject(s): MILITARY SERVICE - In General
Italy
1939-1945