#My Baachan 23. POW Camps

 Prisoner of War camps in Ontario were originally set up for German and Italian soldiers captured in Europe. They were also used to incarcerate Japanese Nationals who were leaders in the Japanese Canadian community, and others who protested the separation from their families.  This drawing is based on a photo of Angler, in the winter of 1942. NNM 1994.48.3.a

Prisoner of War camps in Ontario were originally set up for German and Italian soldiers captured in Europe. They were also used to incarcerate Japanese Nationals who were leaders in the Japanese Canadian community, and others who protested the separation from their families.

This drawing is based on a photo of Angler, in the winter of 1942.
NNM 1994.48.3.a