Camp Beaver Dam

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Camp Beaver Dam was an American World War II prisoner of war camp in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin during the summer of 1944. The camp held 300 German prisoners of war in a tent city encampment where the Wayland Academy field house now stands.[1]

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  1. ^ Cowley, Betty (February 2002). "Camp Beaver Dam". Stalag Wisconsin: inside WW II prisoner-of-war camps. Badger Books, LLC. p. 77. ISBN 1-878569-83-X. In trucks under heavy military escore, 300 German PW's arrived on the 17th of June. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Cowley, Betty. Stalag Wisconsin: Inside WW II Prisoner of War Camps. 2002. ISBN 978-1-878569-83-7
  • Billinger, Robert D. Hitler's Soldiers in the Sunshine State: German Pows in Florida. 2000.
  • Fiedler, David Winston. The Enemy Among Us: POWs in Missouri During World War II. 2003
  • Gaertner, Georg. Hitler's Last Soldier in America. 1985.
  • Kiefer, Louis E. Italian Prisoners of War in America, 1942–1946: Captives or Allies? 1992.
  • Koop, Allen V. Stark Decency: German Prisoners of War in a New England Village. 1988.
  • Krammer, Arnold. Nazi Prisoners of War in America. 1996.
  • Lewis, George C. and John Mewha. History of Prisoner of War Utilization by the United States Army, 1776–1945. 1955.
  • Moore, John Hammond. The Faustball Tunnel: German POWs in America and Their Great Escape. 1978.
  • Waters, Michael R. Lone Star Stalag: German Prisoners of War at Camp Hearne. 2004.