World War II POW Camp Site

World War II POW Camp Site (HM2DEX)

Location: Fairfax, VA 22030 Fairfax County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 51.172', W 77° 20.354'

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A state road work camp located in the vicinity of this site housed 199 German prisoners of war from July to November 1945. It was one of seven work camps in the commonwealth of Virginia. Prisoners worked on local farms to alleviate the labor shortage associated with the war. On November 16, 1945, following the end of the war, all work camps were closed and the prisoners were sent to Camp Shanks, New York, before eventually returning to Germany.
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Date Added Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 at 1:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 297010 N 4303049
Decimal Degrees38.85286667, -77.33923333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 51.172', W 77° 20.354'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 51' 10.32" N, 77° 20' 21.24" W
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Area Code(s)703, 571
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 11348 Lee Hwy, Fairfax VA 22030, US
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