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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 North Carolina during World War II included:

•Bragg (Fort Braxton), Cumberland and Hoke Counties, NC (base camp)
Butner (Camp Henry W.), Durham, Granville and Durham County, NC (base camp)
•MacKall (Camp John T.), Hoffman, Richmond and Scotland County, NC (base camp)
•Sutton (Camp), Monroe and Union Counties, NC (base camp)

Enemy alien internment camps:
•Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina (German and Japanese)
•Bragg (Fort Braxton), Cumberland and Hoke Counties, North Carolina (German)
•Montreat, North Carolina (German and Japanese)

Cemeteries:
•Camp Butner Post Cemetery, Camp Butner, NC (transferred to Chattanooga Nat'l Cem. in TN in 1947)
•Fort Bragg Post Cemetery, Ft. Bragg, NC, active military installation.

There were 4 base camps, 18 branch camps, 1 hospitals, 3 internment locations, and 2 cemeteries in NC. 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 Bragg Cemetery
www.globalsecurity.org
www.kriegsgefangen.de
www.volksbund.de
www.weltkriegsopfer.de


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