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POW Camps in Utah

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This list of Prisoner of War Camps, Italian Service Unit Camps, and Prisoner of War Hospitals is still being developed with new locations added as we work through the weekly reports located on NARA microfilm #66-538 (population lists June 1942-June 1946).

The POW Camps in Utah during World War II included:

Bushnell (George E.) General Hospital, Brigham City, Box Elder County, UT
•Clearfield Naval Supply Depot, Clearfield, Davis County, UT (base camp)
•Deseret Chemical Weapons Depot, Tooele, Tooele County, UT, (ISU)
Douglas (Fort Stephen A.), Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, UT (base camp)
•Dugway Proving Grounds, Dugway, Tooele County, UT (ISU)
•Hill Field (SCU 1935), Weber and Davis Counties, UT (base camp)
•Kearns AAF Regional Station Hospital, Kearns, Salt Lake County, UT
Ogden Arsenal, Ogden, Weber County, UT (ISU)
Ogden ASF Depot, Ogden, Weber County, UT (base camp)
Tooele Ordnance Depot, Tooele, Tooele County, UT (base camp) (see Warner, UT)
Warner (Camp), Tooele Ordnance Depot, Tooele, Tooele County, UT (base camp) (see Tooele, UT)

Enemy alien internment camps:
•Antelope Springs, Millard County, UT (Japanese)
Moab Isolation Center, Dalton Wells, Grand County, UT (Japanese)
•Salt Lake City INS Detention Facility, Salt Lake County, UT (Italian)
Topaz, Millard County, UT (Japanese)

Fort Douglas Post Cemetery, Salt Lake City, UT, plus 21 WWI POW/alien burials, still a Federal property.

There were 4 base camps, 5 branch camps, 2 hospitals, 5 ISU, 4 internment locations, and 1 cemetery in UT. 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.

Links to other sites about Prisoners of War in Utah include:

German Prisoners of War in Utah Photos
Italian Prisoners of War in Utah Photos
Italian Service Unit Photos
Salina Massacre
The Salina Tragedy Memorial Fund
Ft. Douglas Cemetery

GenTracer POW Kathy Kirkpatrick

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