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Sufficient blue denim jackets and trousers were obtained...but no blue shirts. With two oil drums from the Depot Salvage yard...the first dyeing plant was set up 15 May 1942. A detail of thirteen Italian prisoners and one Italian non-com. officer, under the direction of Lt. Walsh formed the enthusiastic personnel, who, for ten months conducted a surprisingly successful “Tintoria.”

- History of the Prisoner of War Camp

Updated June 23, 2009 . Please send comments to Sarah Langsdon, Asst. Curator of Special Collections
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