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From the Archives

 Branch Camps

Olivia, MN

Number:  28 

POW Housing:  Tents near Rogers Brothers Factory 

Open:  Sept. 5th, 1943 - Oct. 25th, 1943 ;August 23rd 1945 - Nov. 13th 1945

Work:  Farm Labor and Canning

Commanding Officers:  Capt. G.B. Howell ;Lt. J. W. Kent

Number of POW:  46 men (as of Sept. 1945)

Unique Occurrences:  Locals took special interest in Italian POWs and even served ​them a meal of spaghetti

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