23 Dec 1944

United States
24 Dec 1944

United States
  • Guards at the Camp Papago Park in Phoenix, Arizona, United States realized that 25 prisoners of war had escaped on the previous day. ww2dbase [Camp Papago Park | Phoenix, Arizona | CPC]
28 Jan 1945

United States
  • Captain Jurgen Wattenberg, a German prisoner of war at Camp Papago Park in Phoenix, Arizona, United States, was captured in Phoenix. ww2dbase [Camp Papago Park | Phoenix, Arizona | CPC]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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