Camp Roberts (California) POW Camp 1, 5, and 10 Cent

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Camp Roberts was located near Monterey California and was opened in October 1944.  The camp had a 750 bed hospital and held both Italian and German POWs.  After the surrender of Italy many of the Italian POWs  joined a special Army Service located in the camp.  Chits were recently found in 1, 5, and 10 cent denominations in a German POWs scrapbook.

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