Camp Wheeler (Georgia) USA POW Camp

Camp Wheeler

Camp Wheeler was located near Macon, Georgia and opened in April 1943 and closed May 1946.  The camp began with Italian POWs and later in 1944 began to take German POWs.  Th camp held approximately 2000 POWs.  Together with it’s branch camps at Monticello, Ashburn, Waynesboro, Daniels Field, and Dublin there were 4700 POWs held.  So far only a 1 and 5 cent chit is listed from the camp

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