During World War II, the U.S. government detained more than 400,000 Nazi prisoners of war in camps all across America. Next, Texas A&M University professor Arnold Krammer discusses how the U.S. was able to detain such a large number POWs by converting horse racing tracks, high school gyms and military bases into POW camps. Professor Krammer also details the humane treatment of German POWs as prescribed by the 1929 Geneva Convention, with the hope of securing similar treatment of American POWs in Germany. Texas A&M University is in College Station.
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