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Palomino: Afrika Korps P-O-Ws Come to Town

Length: 391 pages5 hours


In 1943, 370,000 German prisoners of war arrived in America. Thousands were penned at Camp Maxey, Texas where MP Sergeant Twig Chestnutt was preparing to ship over for the invasion of Normandy. When President Roosevelt decreed that POWs work as laborers to replace American boys gone off to war, Twig is assigned as the guard for POWs Kraus, Edwin, and Wilhelm who live, work, and find love in Palomino. Appointed Constable by the Palomino town council, Twig becomes involved in the aftermath of bank robberies, murders, and town secrets.

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