Bulletin Denison, Iowa
Italian Soldiers Go To Missouri Camp
Complete Moifths off 'Wsfrk at Ode-toolt While Prisoners of War
- The Italian prison camp on the : Aaams Vanch/near Odebolt, has been disbanded after a three months' duration, and the 100 prisoners and the army officers and men in charge of the camp departed last Thursday for ithe war camp at Nevada, Mo. The ! prisoners arrived at the Adams ; ranch July 20, to help harvest oats, j flax and shell corn.
The last of the 1942 corn crop was shelled Tuesday before the prisoners | broke camp. They had shocked and ' threshed oats from 1,800 acres, flax from 310 acres. The 1943 corn crop contains 2,S50 acres. Corn husking i started on the ranch Wednesday, 'civilian pickers beinp employed. i The Italians are prisoners of Great | Britain, taken in Lvbia. before the ! United States entered the war. | Their average age is 27 to 28 years, | and they had been prisoners from 12V2 to 3 years when they
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