POW Malaria Exposure

Concern over the malaria problem extended to German prisoners of war (POWs) being assigned to side camps throughout the country. This memorandum cautioned that the adoption of a malaria regimen in POW camps could lead to retaliation by Germany because of its perception of how POWs were being treated.

Subject

Prisoners of war

Creator

Records of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Record Group 442

Source

Historical Files, 1942-1985

Date

May 5, 1944

Rights

National Archives at Atlanta

Format

Textual Document, 2 pages

Identifier

National Archives Identifier 6871711

Coverage

Atlanta (Ga.)

Original Format

Paper
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