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The Italian Chapel in Orkney

Monday, July 26th, 2010

The Italian Chapel, on the island of Lamb Holm in Orkney, was built by Italian prisoners of war during the second world war.  The prisoners, who had been captured in North Africa, were housed on the island in order to work on the Churchill barriers.  These barriers became causeways linking the islands together. In 1943, […]