Henry Peterson and Paul Horn talk about the German prisoners of war who worked on their farms in 1944-1945. They talk about the work done, the pay, the housing, Moorhead’s reactions to the prisoners, and the Germans’ reaction to Moorhead.
Henry Peterson and Paul Horn were farmers in the rural Moorhead area during the Second World War.
Date of Interview
Erwin Rommel, Mr. Grath
United States. Army
Nebraska—Omaha, Minnesota—Saint Paul, Iowa—Algona, Minnesota—Moorhead, Germany, Texas
Agriculture, Prisoner-of-war camps
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Oral History | United States History
Peterson, Henry and Horn, Paul, "Oral Interview of Henry Peterson and Paul Horn" (1974). Oral Interviews. 43.