Florence (Arizona) USA POW Camp

Florence, AZ

Florence POW Camp was located in Florence Arizona which is about 50 miles SE of Phoenix.  The camp opened in June 1943 and closed in May 1946 and held over 9000 German and Italian POWs.  The camp issued chits in denominations of 1 cent (previously unreported), 5, 10, 25, and 50 cents.  There are also two types as seen in the scan.

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