Camp White Military Museum
Showing the vast amounts of Military History Camp White has to offer.
Backstory and Context
Aside from serving as a POW camp at some points it also trained many man that served during the second World War. These men served during the Oregon Maneuver combat exercise in the fall of 1943. At the peak of the camps occupancy it had 50,000 acres and had 40,000 people which in fact made it the second largest city in Oregon at the time.
The camp was deactivated in 1946 after the second World War, the post office stayed active after that until 1960, and once the name of the town changed to White city the town has been named that ever since.
Camp White. The Oregon Encyclopedia. . Accessed February 17, 2019. https://oregonencyclopedia.org/articles/camp_white/#.XGmo9_ZFzcc.
Camp White Story. SOPTV. . Accessed February 17, 2019. http://www.soptv.org/camp-white-story/#popup1.