German POWs in Algona? Are you kidding?
One main reason was we needed their labor. Without the labor of the POWs, farmers wouldn’t have been able to produce food and other essentials for our country. American food production helped feed our soldiers and our people. That’s why creating a museum to tell the story was such a great idea.
See all of the Our Kossuth County column in the April 9 Kossuth County Advance.