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From the Archives

 Branch Camps

Deer River, MN

Number:  6

POW Housing: CCC Camp 707 near Squaw Lake

Open: April 5th, 1944 - Dec. 26th, 1945

Work: Logging

Commanding Officer: Capt. Wayne Kennedy; 2d Lt. Kenneth A. Brown

Number of POW: 136 men (as of Sept. 1945)
Unique Occurrences: Issues with Illegal Hunting; Lax control over prisoners

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