Most People In Massachusetts Don’t Know About Camp Edwards, An Old German POW Camp

World War II impacted almost every corner of the Earth, including Massachusetts. Between the onset of war in 1939 and the Allied victory in 1945, this state saw its fair share of upheaval, tragedy, and triumph. 

However, even many lifelong residents don’t know that the Bay State was actually home to a German prisoner-of-war (POW) camp. Here’s the story behind Camp Edwards. 

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It’s easy to forget how much history is hiding just out of sight in Massachusetts. Did you know about the wartime history of Camp Edwards in Massachusetts? Do you know anyone who served at Camp Edwards?

Address: Camp Edwards, Mashpee, MA, USA