Prisoner of War Camps Across America

Prisoner of War Camps Across America

by Kathy Kirkpatrick

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Overview

Includes citations to sources for 1193 POW camps and hospitals, 1175 POW and Internee burials, 91 cemeteries with POW and Internee burials, and 93 Alien Internment camps and centers.

A variety of sources in the United States and Italy were researched including; military records now housed at the National Archives II (College Park, MD), documents from the Italian Army Archives in Rome (Stato Maggiore Esercito), books, articles, websites, photographs, and family stories.

Also utilized are interviews with former POWs, guards, translators (and their families) and many other sources both published and unpublished.Their experiences are also compared to those of German POWs and internees held in America during World War I.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940016448367
Publisher: GenTracer
Publication date: 02/23/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Combining a background in history and genealogical research, Kathy Kirkpatrick offers clients professional genealogical research services and publications. She earned her B.A. in History from Humboldt State University at Arcata, California. Ms. Kirkpatrick is a past president of the Salt Lake Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists.

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