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Old Sep 17, 2006, 1:33 PM   #1
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Driving through the backroads of the Arizona desert I came across this historical bridge. After asking some of the "older"locals about this bridge this is thier story.

During the 2nd world war the U.S.rounded up not only the American/Japanese, but to my suprise also the American/Germans and placed them into internment camps throughout the US.They said that some German POWs were also placed into these camps in Arizonaas well. According to the elder locals,the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation had them build this bridge saying that a lot of the prisoners were Masons by trade.

What I find amazing is how the USRS let them stamp the swastika into the bridge.

If anyone can add to this story I'd love to hear about it.
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Searching the web for information I found this.

Another Urban legend busted!

http://smoter.com/flooddam/swastika.htm
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