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POW Shoe Cobblers

shoe cobblers

From April to July 1943, the seven cobblers repaired about 1,200 pairs of shoes by hand. When the Italian shoemakers were trained in the use of modern shoe repairing machinery they repaired 3,000 pairs of shoes a month.

- History of the Prisoner of War Camp

Updated January 15, 2009 . Please send comments to Sarah Langsdon, Asst. Curator of Special Collections
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