Poker Games, Pillow Shams, and Parched Prairies: "Camp Howze"
Over 90,000 troops were trained at Camp Howze in Gainesville, Texas during World War II. "Poker Games, Pillow Shams, and Parched Prairies" is an insightful second edition publication of journalist Betty Stephenson's perspective of Camp Howze.
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AREA RESIDENTS AFFECTED
POWs WORK MANY JOBS
SOLDIERS RETURN TO THEIR HOMES
CIVILIAN WORKERS HELP
THE WRITINGS OF BETTY STEPHENSON
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