American Soldiers is Axis Prisons Camps

By the time World War II ended in August 1945, over 140,000 American soldiers had been taken prisoner by Germany and Japan, including twenty-eight from Kossuth County. This exhibit examines the similarities and differences that the American POWs faced in Germany and Japan compared to the German POWs held at Camp Algona.

Camp Algona

Dedicated to preserving the history of the Prisoner of War camp that existed in Algona, Iowa from 1943-1946.





114 S. Thorington St.

Box 174

Algona, IA 50511

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