Entries tagged as 'Iowa'
Traces assembled some interesting facts on money at Camp Algona.
From Lt. Col. Arthur T. Lobdell, Commandant:
There's lots more in the slide show by Steve Feller: Scrip of the PW Camp at Algona, IA. (Flash required)
During WWII, a Camp in Algona, IA housed 10,000 German POWs. In 2004, the town opened a German POW museum with four exhibits.
According to the museum's website:
Their website includes many interesting photos and stories.