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During WWII this site was an army camp as well as a prisoner of war camp that housed German POWs including from the Afrika Korps. They worked in a rock quarry and were allowed to use some of the stone for artwork. The prisoners made small replicas of the Brandenburg gate, a six foot square stone mosaic map of Africa, a tank destroyer and other German symbols. Today the site is used by the Oklahoma National Guard.

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