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POW Camps in West Virginia

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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 West Virginia during World War II included:

Ashford (Camp), White Sulpher Springs, Greenbrier County, WV (base camp)
Ashford General Hospital, White Sulpher Springs, Greenbrier County, WV (base camp)
Logan General Hospital, Logan, Logan County, WV

Enemy alien internment camp:
White Sulpher Springs, Greenbrier County, WV (Japanese)

Ashford General Hospital, WV (transferred to Ft. Knox in KY)

There were 2 base camps, 2 branch camps, 3 hospitals, 1 ISU, 1 internment location, and 1 cemetery in WV. 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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