Most People In Texas Don’t Know About Our Old German POW Camp

Did you know Texas had more prisoner-of-war camps during WWII than any other state? Nearly 70 camps held over 50,000 German soldiers, and Camp Hearne was one such place. Take a look at these original photos and learn about the onsite museum:

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Have you ever visited Camp Hearne? Are there any other former POW camps in Texas with a museum? Let us know, and check out our previous article for more about WWII in Texas: Most People Have Never Seen These 10 Photos Taken During WWII In Texas.

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Address: 12424 Camp Hearne Road, Hearne, TX 77859, USA