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Loren Clark discusses the German prisoner-of-war camps near Ortonville, Minnesota, and the type of work performed by POWs, their characters and personalities, the town’s reactions to the prisoners, and medical services to the POWs.
Loren Clark was born in Big Stone City, South Dakota. He graduated from Big Stone High School in 1933 and worked for the Big Stone Canning Company.
Date of Interview
Johannes Erwin Eugen Rommel
Coaches (Athletics), Canned foods industry—Employees, Warehouses—Employees, Executives
Big Stone Canning Company, Continental Can Company, National Canners Association, Montgomery Ward, Sears, Roebuck and Company, General Motors Corporation, United States. Army
Minnesota—Ortonville, South Dakota—Big Stone City, Minnesota—Minneapolis Metropolitan Area, Africa, Poland, France—Alsace, France—Lorraine, France, Germany, Minnesota—Bena, Minnesota—Lake Winnibigoshish, Iowa—Algona, Germany—Berlin
Canned foods industry, Prisoner-of-war camps, World War (1939-1945)
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Oral History | United States History
Clark, Loren, "Oral Interview of Loren Clark" (1973). Oral Interviews. 42.