jenna asked in Politics & GovernmentMilitary · 1 decade ago

world war two prison camps in maine?

i need information on prison war camps in maine during world war two. any info, or answers would be appreciated! help please!!!

4 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
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    Yes, Houlton was the name of a WWII German internment camp in Northern Maine, just off Route 1. There were several, actually- Houlton, Princeton, Seboomook and Spencer Lake, and that smaller camps existed in Bangor, Augusta and Presque Isle. Other sources say there were branch camps in Caribou, Princeton, Baileyville, Crawford, Dyer Township and Talmadge in Washington County.

    There over 800 prison camps in the United States, all fully operational and ready to receive prisoners. They are all staffed and even surrounded by full-time guards, but they are all empty. These camps are to be operated by FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) should Martial Law need to be implemented in the United States and all it would take is a presidential signature on a proclamation and the attorney general's signature on a warrant to which a list of names is attached. Ask yourself if you really want to be on Ashcroft's list. The Rex 84 Program was established on the reasoning that if a "mass exodus" of illegal aliens crossed the Mexican/US border, they would be quickly rounded up and detained in detention centers by FEMA. Rex 84 allowed many military bases to be closed down and to be turned into prisons. The camps all have railroad facilities as well as roads leading to and from the detention facilities. Many also have an airport nearby. The majority of the camps can house a population of 20,000 prisoners. Currently, the largest of these facilities is just outside of Fairbanks, Alaska. The Alaskan facility is a massive mental health facility and can hold approximately 2 million people.

    Hope this helps you!!

  • 4 years ago


    Source(s): Criminal Record Search Database :
  • madel
    Lv 4
    3 years ago

    right this is 3 matters to google seek and that they are going to lead you to particular camps: Bataan dying March Burma dying Railways and given which you have a stable abdomen and are not given to nightmares: Unit 731 the jap took approximately sixty 5,000 American and Filipino POWs in 1942 and held them in camps interior the Philippines. In google searching for the link under i found that Palawan is now touted because of the fact the "eco-tourist" center of the Philippines. In 1945 it became into some thing very plenty different....kinda like advertising the large trekking trails and camping out journey around Buchenwald........ and from the Santo Tomas POW camp in Luzon: whilst American paratroopers and Filipino guerrillas liberated the camp, they found one American soldier.....all the way down to a hundred kilos from 4 years in captivity, wracked via scurvy and TB....whilst the SF adult men tried to help him up off his cot he pronounced "Get your palms off of me. I walked out of Bataan. i'm going to darn nicely walk out of this camp."

  • 1 decade ago
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