Andersonville in Macon County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Oﬂag 64 Prisoners of War
United States Army
Officers and Enlisted Men
As Prisoners of War
in OFLAG 64 and 64Z
Szubin, Poland and Schokken, Poland
6 June 1943 · 21 January 1945
Senior American Officers
Col. Thomas D. Drake · Col. Paul R. Goode
Lt. Col. Doyle A. Yardley · Col. Hurley E. Fuller
Moosburg, Germany and Odessa, Russia
Location. 32° 11.837′ N, 84° 7.632′ W. Marker is in Andersonville, Georgia, in Macon County. Marker can be reached from Prison Site Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. The marker is part of a group of markers that accompany a memorial to all prisoners of war. It is just southwest from the Andersonville National Historic Site's visitors center. Leaving from the visitors center to tour the prison site, it is on the right. Marker is in this post office area: Andersonville GA 31711, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 27th Bombardment Group (here, next to this marker); American Ex-Prisoners of War (here, next to this marker); This Was Andersonville (a few steps from this marker); To the Vermonters who Perished at Andersonville Memorial to POWs at Hiroshima, Japan (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battling Bastards of Bataan (within shouting distance of this marker); Earthwork Defenses (within shouting distance of this marker); National Prisoner of War Museum (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Andersonville.
Also see . . . The Oflag 64 Association. "The prisoner of war camp designated Oflag (Offizierslager) 64 was established by the Germans during World War II in Szubin, Poland to detain captured American officers. The first American officers arrived in the camp on June 6, 1943. The initial occupants numbered around 150. By the time the camp was evacuated in January 1945, their ranks had grown to approximately 1,400." (Submitted on January 24, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
Categories. • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on February 9, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 24, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 74 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 24, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. 3. submitted on February 9, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. 4. submitted on January 24, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.