Fort Bliss (detention facility)
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|US Gov Name||Fort Bliss Internment Camp|
|Facility Type||U.S. Army Internment Camp|
|Administrative Agency||U.S. Army|
|Location||Fort Bliss, Texas (31.8000 lat, -106.2000< lng)|
|Population Description||Held Japanese immigrants from mainland U.S. and Hawai'i, including seventy-three internees transferred from the Santa Fe internment camp; also held German and Italian nationals.|
|General Description||Located near El Paso in southern Texas, close to the Mexico border.|
|Peak Population||91 (1942-10-01)|
|National Park Service Info|
- The War Department selected Fort Bliss as one of the three inland facilities to intern people of Japanese descent from Hawai'i.
Last updated July 14, 2015, 10:10 p.m..