Camp Houlton (Maine) USA POW Camp

Houlton-ME

Camp Houlton Maine POW camp was created on an old airfield and opened in October 1944 containing 1193 German POWs until it closed in May 1946.  The POWs were employed primarily on potato farms. Chits were issued in 1, 2, 5, 10, and 25 cent denominations, several varieties exist.

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