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POW Camps in Michigan

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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 Michigan during World War II included:

•Custer (Fort George A.), Augusta, Kalamazoo County, MI (base camp)
•Wayne (Fort), Detroit, Wayne County, MI (base camp)

•Fort Custer Post Cemetery, Ft. Custer, MI, now Fort Custer National Cemetery

There were 2 base camps, 33 branch camps, 1 prison, 1 cemetery in MI. 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.

For more information about these camps, please see:
Fort Custer Cemetery

GenTracer POW Kathy Kirkpatrick

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