Ogden Defense Depot (Utah) USA POW Camp

Ogden UT

Ogden Defense Depot POW Camp was opened in October 1942 and was one of the first ten in the USA.  First over 5000 Italian POWs were sent there followed by over 4000 German POWs.  After Italy surrendered in 1943 Italian Service Units were created.  The camp was closed in the summer of 1946. Chits are known in 1, 5, and 10 cent denominations.

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