Prisoners of War in Iowa

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Name: Prisoners of War in Iowa
Date: August 27, 2019
Time: 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM CDT
Event Description:
Iowa housed about 25,000 prisoners of war from 1943 to 1946, during World War II. Algona and Clarinda were the main camps, each housing about 3,000 POWs. There were about 17 branch camps in Iowa where the prisoners spent shorter periods of time working on specific projects. Linda was able to speak with people who knew or worked with the POWs and shares their memories. Presented by Linda Mccann
Clear Lake Public Library
Date/Time Information:
Tuesday August 27, 2019 at 6:30pm
Contact Information:
free and open to the public
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