Book theme: State & Local, West (AK, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, UT, WY)
Author: Kathy Kirkpatrick
Item Number (DPCI): 247-06-2933
American Prisoner of War Camps in Montana and Wyoming describes the impact of the large number of prisoners of war on the populations of Montana and Wyoming, as well as the impact of the people of Montana and Wyoming on those imprisoned there. Providing detail on the care and employment of prisoners of war according to the Geneva Convention of 1929, the lives of POWs in these states are illustrated, along with the details of camp locations in Montana and Wyoming and the deaths and burials that occurred among them. Some prisoner names are included, as well as references to source materials at various repositories. Historical photographs serve to provide depth to the story.