Tag: WWII

Days Gone By - stories from the past

This Alabama town set an example for the nation in this 1943 film and glimpse of the past

During World War II, many people moved to nearby Sylacauga to work in the defense plant. They came from all over the nation and the area was…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

On September 30, 1945: Aliceville Camp, a prisoner-of-war camp in Pickens County for members of German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel’s Africa Korps, was deactivated.[pics & film]

In 1940, Aliceville in Pickens County, Alabama was an isolated, rural small town with a population of around 2,000 located in West Central Alabama.…