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POW Camps in Colorado

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This list of Prisoner of War Camps, Italian Service Unit Camps, and Prisoner of War Hospitals is based on weekly reports located on NARA microfilm #66-538 (population lists June 1942-June 1946). Additional locations based on newspapers, interviews, and other NARA records (at College Park and Regional Archives). Many thanks to William Thomas of the Pikes Peak Library District for his assistance regarding Camp Carson.

The POW Camps in Colorado during World War II included:

Carson (Camp Christopher "Kit"), near Colorado Springs, El Paso County, CO, now Fort Carson (base camp)
Fitzsimmons General Hospital, Denver, Denver County, CO
Greeley (Camp), Greeley, Weld County, CO (base camp)
Trinidad (Camp), Trinidad, Las Animas County, CO (base camp)

Enemy alien internment camp:
•Granada, Prowers County, CO (Japanese)

Cemeteries:
•Camp Carson, CO
Fort Logan Post Cemetery, Denver, CO (Now Fort Logan National Cemetery)

There were 4 base camps, 46 branch camps, 1 hospital, 1 ISU, 1 internment location, and 2 cemeteries in CO. More details in my latest book titled Prisoner of War Camps Across America. It is available in Kindle format on Amazon and in .epub and .mobi formats at the GenTracer Shopping Cart.

For more information about these camps, please see:

www.denkmalprojekt.org
Fort Logan Cemetery
www.globalsecurity.org
www.kriegsgefangen.de
www.volksbund.de
www.weltkriegsopfer.de


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