1209 S.C.U. (Pine Camp NY) USA POW Camp 5 Cent

Feb04~01

The Pine Camp POW camp was opened February 1944 and closed May 1946.  It is located in Northern New York State and is now Fort Drum.  Originally the camp held Italian POWs but soon after German POWs arrived.  A total of 976 German POWs were housed there.  Chits in 1, 5, 10, and 25 cent denominations were issued.  The 1277 S.C.U. camp was also located there.

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