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Prisoner of War Camps in Iowa

When Nov 26, 2019
from 02:00 PM to 03:30 PM
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The Denver Genealogy and
History Club
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
2:00 p.m.

Guest speaker Linda McCann will discuss her book about World War II and Iowa Prisoner of War camps. There were about 25,000 German, Italian, and Japanese prisoners of war in Iowa during WWII. Algona and Clarinda were the main camps, but there were about 17 branch camps throughout Iowa. McCann was able to talk with people who knew these prisoners, and she will share their thoughts and stories.

This resource is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by State Library of Iowa.