Alien enemies-misc., military police-personnel, training, camp structure, camp closure, alien enemy-employment, alien enemies-Hawaiian
Alien enemies-misc., military police-personnel, training, camp structure, camp closure, alien enemy-employment, alien enemies-Hawaiian 1941-1944, pp. -
DECLASSIFiED i BY N l,APA Daei '" REPRODUCED AT"nWMeAL ARCHIVES COPY MWT4~ARTZRS; SIMTH C6B1*$RE SOFFIE OF 7THE PROVOST MARSHAL CIVIC OPERA BLDG., ROOM 514 CHICAGO, :ILLINOIS March 21, 1942 SUBJECT: Construction of Stockade at Camp McCoy. Lt. Col. B. M. Bryan, Chief, Aliens Division, Office of The Provost Marshal General, War Department, Washington, D. C. 1. In accordance with request, checked over subject with Capt. Grohme, Assistant District Engineer of theSixth Corps Area. Capt. Grohme has had charge of the design and installation of all recent con- struction of this stocade. 2. Inclosed herewith are three blueprints, as follows: &. Ground plan of the McCoy enclosure. k. Detail of stockade guard towers. a. Small plan of stockade fence construction. 3. As noted in red on the blueprint, the sentry houses on the guard towers have recently been corrected so that the floor of the house is not less than 6 feet above the top of the fence, of a minimum of 14 feet above the ground. 4. The two chain wire fences are constructed continously around the entire enclosure with only two gate openings: a. Distance between fences approximately 30 feet. . Heighth of chain fence, 7 feet - increased to 8 feet by the extension arm for carrying the barbed wire strands. £. The chain fence goes to the ground, but has no s sub-surface countersinking. Where small depression occurs along the lineof the inner fence, barb wtte strands have been strung to block the resultant small gaps between the fence and the ground. This applies only to the inner fence. . The angle arms carrying barb wire are canted inward toward the enclostre on the inner f - .: ' fence, - and are canted outward on the outpr fence.
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