22 Jun 2017

Poor People Poor Us

From Nine To Noon, 10:06 am on 22 June 2017

Journalist Harry Broad tells Kathryn Ryan about his recent trip to Italy where his father John Broad's 1946 book Poor People Poor Us has been translated into Italian and turned into a Freedom Trail walk. The critically acclaimed book charts the seven months in the winter of 1943-44 when John and fellow New Zealand soldiers were hidden from the Germans in manure heaps and freezing caves by Italian peasants, who went out of their way at enormous risk to shelter freed prisoners of war.