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We discussed the POW camps built across Texas during World War II. There were inept escape attempts, friendships born and other things.
One reader related his own experience.
I was in Stuttgart Germany in the 70s. My taxi driver spoke excellent English, which I commented on. I asked him where he learned to speak English. He told me he was a prisoner of war in Texas for 3 years. Lucky man, I think.