All construction, even to the design and layout of the sewage disposal plant, was effected by prisoners of war who were first quartered at the National Guard Armory.
Maximum 400 prisoners of war
July, August, September, October and November, 1944
Minimum 80 prisoners of war
personnel 60 enlisted men
Two escapees used tube under the highway to make their escape to the vicinity of the rock wall at the High Water Mark, July 5, 1944.)
Major Laurence C. Thomas
Commander, Third Service Command