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Dairyland Prisoner of War Branch Camp
 

Prisoner of War Camp located at Dairyland (now Chowchilla), Madera County, California, reported as a branch camp of Fort Ord. Report on POW, Office of The Provost Marshal General, 1 November 1945. Also known as the Ashview Branch Prisoner of War Camp. Records indicate that the camp held 249 German Prisoners of War who were used for agricultural labor,

Source: Army Center of Military History

Posted 30 Nov 08


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