World War II and How Louisiana POWs Passed Their Time

The following series of old photos from the ’40s shows that prisoners of war shipped to the States had a lot of free time on their hands.

Considering the fact that Americans were fighting a war in Europe, this may or may not be infuriating to you.

Scroll down and you’ll see that this isn’t just any website pictured and linked. Omeka is a web publishing platform for sharing digital collections and creating media-rich online exhibits. The collection here is the source for my recent articles on World War II and the little known POW program across the Atlantic Ocean from Europe and all the way right down here to Louisiana.


Click on the following image to explore some fascinating photos and their captions, written by me as part of the project.



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