Fort Sam Houston (detention facility)
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|US Gov Name||Fort Sam Houston Internment Camp|
|Facility Type||U.S. Army Internment Camp|
|Administrative Agency||U.S. Army|
|Location||Fort Sam Houston, Texas (29.4167 lat, -98.4833 lng)|
|Population Description||Held people of Japanese descent from Alaska and Hawai'i; also held German and Italian nationals.|
|General Description||Located in San Antonio, Texas.|
|Peak Population||106 (1942-05-04)|
|National Park Service Info|
- This facility was used as a temporary holding place while permanent internment camps were being constructed.
Last updated July 14, 2015, 10:13 p.m..