Former POW's story shrinks size of world
Johann Cassens is representative of the more than 10,000 German prisoners in the Camp Algona system. He was captured 26 June 1944 and arrived at Camp Algona on 20 July 1944. He was in this system until he was sent to Fort Crook, Neb., on 28 January 1946 for processing to be sent home.
Read about what happens at the Camp Algona POW Musem decades later that links this prisoner to the present in the Nov. 12 Kossuth County Advance.