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The Complete Book of World War II USA POW and Internment Camp Chits

Prisoner of War Money in the United States

The Complete Book of World War II USA POW and Internment Camp Chits( )
Author: Seelye, David E.
Publication Date:Jan 2019
Publisher:Coin & Currency Institute
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $39.99
Book Description:

It is an often forgotten piece of World War II history that between 1942 and 1946, 425,000 Germany, Italian, and even some Japanese prisoners of war were held at 700 POW camps in 46 U.S. states. All except the Japanese got here on troop transport ships that would have otherwise returned from Europe empty. This is a comprehensive look at one of the overlooked, yet more intriguing aspects of the camps' operations ¿ the money, or ¿chits¿ that the POWs used for discretionary expenses...
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Detailed Subjects: Technology & Engineering / Military Science
Antiques & Collectibles / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:1.5 Pounds

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