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POW Camps in Idaho

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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).

The POW Camps in Idaho during World War II included:

•Farragut (David) Naval Training Station, Athol, Kootenai County, ID (base camp)
Rupert (Camp), Rupert, Minidoka County, ID (base camp)

Enemy alien internment camps:
Kooskia Internment Camp, Kooskia, Idaho County, ID (Japanese)
•Minidoka, Minidoka County, ID (Japanese)

•Prisoner of War Cemetery, Rupert, ID (transferred to Golden Gate Nat'l Cem. in CA)

There were 2 base camps, 19 branch camps, 2 internment locations, and 1 cemetery in ID. More information in my latest book titled Prisoner of War Camps Across America and is available in Kindle format on Amazon and in Nook format on Barnes and Noble.

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GenTracer POW Kathy Kirkpatrick

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