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Remains of Camp Ellis, a World War II Army Training Center and POW Camp, near Ipava, Illinois
Remains of Camp Ellis, a World War II Army Service Forces Unit Training Center and POW Camp, in the areas between the towns of Bernadotte, Ipava and Table Grove in Fulton County, Illinois. The military camp existed during World War II as a camp to train quarter masters, engineers and medical staff, and housed 5,000 German POWs, guarded by the 475th and 476th Military Police Escort Guard Companies.
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