WY WWII POW Camps and Prisoners

Written by on March 29, 2019

Join researcher/author Cheryl O’Brien to learn about Wyoming’s prisoner of war camps and the U.S. soldiers and prisoners who shared stories about their work and daily life at the camps.  The program will be on Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Campbell County Rockpile Museum.

Cheryl O’Brien is a Dubois resident who enjoys conducting research and writing about Wyoming and local history topics. Her article on the Camp Dubois WWII Prisoner of War Camp was published in the Annals of Wyoming, the Wyoming State History Journal, in 2015.

In addition to her former environmental career and background, Cheryl earned a BA from the University of Wyoming with an emphasis in history and archaeology. She retired from the Dubois K-12 School about two years ago.

Cheryl is currently working on completing her research and book about the Wyoming WWII POW Camps and prisoners of war. Cheryl plans to continue to document information about the POW camps and to share the information with others.

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