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From the Archives

 Branch Camps

Montgomery, MN

Number: 8

POW Housing:  Wood Barracks attached to the Hemp Plant

Open:  June 10th 1944 - Oct. 9th 1944 ;June 3rd 1945 -  Oct. 21st 1945

Work: Farm Labor and Canning

Commanding Officer: Capt. Clyde W. Snider, ;1st Lt. Robert T. Cumback

Number of POW: 427 men (As of Sept. 1945)

Unique Occurrences: Pro-Nazi pamphlets thrown out of train windows on route to Montgomery

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