Death at Papago Park POW Camp: A Tragic Murder and America's Last Mass Execution

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World War II came to Arizona via two significant avenues: prisoner-of-war camps and military training bases. Notorious for its prisoners' attempted escape through the Faustball Tunnel, Papago POW Camp also had a dark reputation of violence among its prisoners. An unfortunate casualty was Werner Drechsler, who supplied German secrets to U.S. Navy authorities after his capture in 1943. Nazis held there labeled him a traitor and hanged him from a bathroom rafter. Controversy erupted over whether the killing was an act of war ...

Death at Papago Park POW Camp: A Tragic Murder and America's Last Mass Execution 2017, History Press

ISBN-13: 9781467135764

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Death at Papago Park POW Camp: A Tragic Murder and America's Last Mass Execution 2017, History Press Library Editions

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