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POW Camps in Wyoming

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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).

Additional information on POWs from Camp Douglas, WY are courtesy of Betty Alberts.

The POW Camps in Wyoming during World War II included:

•Douglas (Camp), Douglas, Converse County, WY (base camp)
•Regional Hospital, WY (probably Fort Warren)
Warren (Fort Francis E.), Cheyenne, Laramie County, WY (base camp)

Enemy alien internment camp:
•Heart Mountain, Park County, WY (Japanese)

•Camp Douglas Cemetery, Camp Douglas, WY (6 burials; 2 Italian 4 German, all tranferred to Fort Riley, KS)
•Fort Francis E. Warren Post Cemetery, Ft. F.E. Warren, WY, active military installation. (1 Italian, 8 Germans)

There were 2 base camps, 19 branch camps, 1 hospital, 1 internment location, and 2 cemeteries in WY. 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 Warren Cemetery

GenTracer POW Kathy Kirkpatrick

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