Fort Knox (Kentucky) USA POW Camp

Ft. Knox POW 1 cent

Fort Knox POW Camp was opened in February 1944 and closed June 1946.  Both Italian and German POWs were held at the camp.  After Italy surrendered the Italian POWs were given American uniforms with a patch that read Italy.  Chits were issued in denominations of 1, 5, 10, and 25 cents.  Two types are known.

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