A very good reference to life for Italian Prisoners of War in India can be found at Maddy’s Ramblings Maddy also relates the story of Filippo Casella who had been imprisoned in India, returned to Italy then made his way to Australia. The purchase of a small vineyard in 1966 was the beginning of Casella Wines and its well known brand Yellow Tail.
The Italian Farming Soldiers by Alan Fitzgerald published in 1981, it is the first comprehensive book on the subject of Italian prisoners of war in Australia
From Tobruk to Clare is the story of Luigi Bortolotti as recorded in this diary manuscript.
Umberto Cofrancesco’s biography covers fighting in North Africa, capture and treatment, life in POW Camp India, transfer to Australia, working in Victoria and repatriation.
Stanthorpe and the Granite Belt : Echoes of Italian Voices Family Histories from Queensland’s Granite Belt edited by Francesco and Morwenna Arcidiacono (a chapter on the Stanthorpe POWs)
Kingaroy: We Remember, Italian Prisoners of War 1944/45 by Docas Grimmet (collection of Kingaroy residents’ memories)
New South Wales
Lismore Koonorigan Wallace Jackson,
A book by Bill Bunbury, Rabbits and Spaghetti, tells the story of Internees and Prisoners of War using local stories, experiences and memories.