Prisoners of war.
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Letter mailed to Richton, MS from Camp Merritt, NJ - from son who has left France and is headed back to Camp Shelby (1919); Camp Shelby postcard album mailed to Gary, IN (1941); Postcard in German, from Germany to POW at Prisoner of War Camp - Camp Shelby, Miss. (1945).
Photographs, newspaper clippings, postcards, correspondence relating to history of Camp Shelby, an armed forces training camp located near Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Jack H. Oakman World War II Memoir Collection contains the memoir of Jack H. Oakman, which recounts his time in service with the United States Army Air Force during World War II. Included in this memoir are his memories of his detention in two German P.O.W. camps. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying the Army Air Force, German P.O.W. camps, and the European Theater in World War II.