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Fort Benjamin Harrison
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana

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"Fort Harrison's Roots, Part 1:  Farmland to Fort Land" by Marty Benson.  Outdoor Indiana, March/April 2010, page 14.  www.outdoorindiana.org  Art Link
"During World War II, the fort became a Midwest induction and logistical center...In 1944, 250 Italian and 300 German POW's from Rommel's Afrika Korps arrived. The Midwest Disciplinary Barracks ultimately housed 6200 prisoners."  [Unknown Source]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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Fort Harrison - April 1946
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Ft Harrison
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