OSKALOOSA — Iowa author Linda McCann will be returning to the Oskaloosa Public Library.
Previously, McCann has talked about CCC projects and workers in southeast Iowa. With this visit, she will be speaking about her latest book, ‘Prisoners of War in Iowa.’
There were around 25,000 German, Italian, and Japanese prisoners of war in Iowa during WWII. Algona and Clarinda were the main camps, and there were about 17 branch camps throughout Iowa.
The program will be at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 19.