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Towns built, towns wiped out – and forgotten | History Files


Last updated 7/6/2022 at 11:20am

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The town of Vanport disappeared after World War II.

I watched a YouTube video presented by "The History Guy," who likes to specialize in forgotten history. The particular episode was about Camp Ellis near Ipava, Illinois.

During World War II, the population of swelled to 200,000, making it the seco...

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