Weingarten (Missouri) USA POW Camp

Weingarten

The Weingarten camp was located between Ste. Genevieve and Farmington Missouri.  The camp opened in May 1943 and closed in October 1945.  The camp housed 5,000 Italian POWs.  The denominations of chits issued is not known, but a 1 and 25 cent chit were recently found.  An internment camp was also located in Weingarten with a 1 cent chit known.

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