Most People In Nebraska Don’t Know That Fort Robinson Was A German POW Camp In WWII

Most people know Nebraska’s Fort Robinson as a former US Army fort, a historic site, and the site of Sioux Chief Crazy Horse’s death. Or maybe you’re familiar with the state park’s breathtaking landscapes, bountiful recreational activities, and historic lodging. There’s one part of Fort Robinson’s history, though, that many people aren’t aware of: it served as Nebraska’s largest German POW camp in World War II.

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This important military post is now an absolutely beautiful and history-rich state park near Crawford in Nebraska’s panhandle. If you’ve never visited, this unique spot deserves a place at the top of your bucket list. Find out more about why Fort Robinson is one of the most beautiful parks in the nation that everyone should visit.

Address: Fort Robinson State Park, Soldier Creek Rd & US Hwy 20, Crawford, NE 69339, USA