Some 4,000 Germans stopped here seven decades ago; of course, they were prisoners of war, and didn’t have a choice at Camp Concordia. But these days, tourists may find it worthwhile to stop here (north of Concordia, Kan.) to see remnants of what once was a sprawling POW camp. The POW Camp Concordia Preservation Society maintains a small museum where the camp used to exist.
Some 4,000 Germans stopped here seven decades ago; of course, they were prisoners of war, and didn’t have a choice at Camp Concordia. But these days, tourists may find it worthwhile to stop here (north of Concordia, Kan.) to see remnants of what once was a sprawling POW camp. The POW Camp Concordia Preservation Society maintains a small museum where the camp used to exist. Lisa Gutierrez lgutierrez@kcstar.com
Some 4,000 Germans stopped here seven decades ago; of course, they were prisoners of war, and didn’t have a choice at Camp Concordia. But these days, tourists may find it worthwhile to stop here (north of Concordia, Kan.) to see remnants of what once was a sprawling POW camp. The POW Camp Concordia Preservation Society maintains a small museum where the camp used to exist. Lisa Gutierrez lgutierrez@kcstar.com

Remnants of German POW camp conjure Sunflower State’s WWII history

May 18, 2015 07:00 AM