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Spokane WWII POW Camp

Spokane WWII POW Camp
« on: November 16, 2016, 09:02:58 PM »
Spokane had a large medical surgery unit which was almost two miles long.  In that camp they had a POW camp that held 70 German soldiers that were used as orderlies in the hospital.  The Unit was where the VA hospital is now.  The POW camp was in the Southern most area.  My question is has anybody found and hunted this area?

Re: Spokane WWII POW Camp
« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2016, 07:19:42 AM »
there was also a  p.o.w. camp  at Farragut state park in Idaho.
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Re: Spokane WWII POW Camp
« Reply #2 on: November 17, 2016, 10:04:54 AM »
I have not hunted this area myself, but remember everyone,  where ever we detect, we must not dig holes.  We must leave the area looking as it was not disturbed.  I have gone to areas that one can easily see that someone had metal detected there. In order to keep the chances to metal detect, we must NOT leave any kind of holes!!  Also remember to get permission to detect on any private areas!

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Re: Spokane WWII POW Camp
« Reply #3 on: November 18, 2016, 08:16:33 AM »
Good reminder Silly.  It is one of the main rules of club membership. No holes and have permission 
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Re: Spokane WWII POW Camp
« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2017, 11:54:59 AM »
I have not hunted the area but am always up for a hunt. If you'd like a partner to back your incredibly true finds and stories, I got your back. Also got a super secret location that is virgin land and so busy throughhe early 40s and ever since with incredible history. Only thing is it is private property..... but I think I have a really good shot since my mom has been loyal renter of this property for 8 years and always made good impressions on this mystery man I believe I could get the big "YES". Who's in?

Re: Spokane WWII POW Camp
« Reply #5 on: June 30, 2017, 11:39:51 PM »
I'm in send me a message.  Sorry didn't reply earlier had family medical issues