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The enemy among us : POWs in Missouri during World War II

Author: David Fiedler
Publisher: St. Louis : Missouri Historical Society Press : Distributed by University of Missouri Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"During World War II, more than fifteen thousand German and Italian soldiers came to Missouri. This was no invasionary force; rather these were prisoners of war, part of a flood of almost a half-million men captured and sent to the United States, held here until the end of the war."
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Fiedler
ISBN: 1883982499 9781883982492
OCLC Number: 52595215
Description: xiv, 466 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 24 cm
Contents: Coming to the United States: Life in the Camps --
Labor and Re-education Programs --
Camp Weingarten --
Camp Clark --
Fort Leonard Wood --
Camp Crowder --
St. Louis-Area Branch Camps --
Bootheel Camps --
Kansas City-Area Camps --
Central Missouri Camps --
Other Major Missouri Camps --
Leaving the Camps.
Responsibility: David Fiedler.
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During World War II Missouri housed 30 prisoner of war camps to house German and Italian prisoners. Recounting the story of ordinary people who lived in extraordinary times, this text recounts the  Read more...

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"A POW study about Missouri is long overdue." - Dr. Arnold Krammer, author of Nazi Prisoners of War in America

 
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