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Fort Richardson (detention facility)


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US Gov Name Fort Richardson Internment Camp
Facility Type U.S. Army Internment Camp
Administrative Agency U.S. Army
Location Fort Richardson, Alaska (61.2500 lat, -149.6833 lng)
Date Opened
Date Closed
Population Description Held Japanese immigrants from Alaska, plus two German nationals.
General Description Located 9 miles north of downtown Anchorage, Alaska.
Peak Population 17 (1942-02-14)
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