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Description - Lone Star Stalag by Michael R. Waters

Between 1943 and 1945 nearly fifty thousand German prisoners of war, mostly from the German Afrika Korps, lived and worked at seventy POW camps across Texas. Camp Hearne, located on the outskirts of rural Hearne, Texas, was one of the first and largest German prisoner-of-war camps in the United States. Waters and his research team tell the story of the five thousand German soldiers held there during World War II. The book reveals the shadow world of Nazism that existed in the camp, adding darkness to a story that is otherwise optimistic and in places even humorous.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781585445455
ISBN-10: 1585445452
Format: Paperback / softback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Texas A & M University Press
Publisher: Texas A & M University Press
Publish Date: 15-Feb-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Michael R. Waters

MICHAEL R. WATERS is a professor of anthropology and geography at Texas A&M University in College Station and is Director of the Center for the Study of the First Americans.