2007 Crystal City Reunion

THE SECOND NATIONAL REUNION OF GERMAN AMERICAN WORLD WAR II INTERNEE FAMILIES IN CRYSTAL CITY, TEXAS

November 6 — November 9, 2007

The second reunion of German American World War II internees was held in Crystal City, Texas from November 6 through November 9, 2007. The reunion was organized by former Crystal City internee, John A. Schmitz, and Dave Vogl, son of former Crystal City internee, Ed Vogl.

More information on the Crystal City, Texas internment camp

Anneliese “Lee” (Wiegand) Krauter, author of From the Heart’s Closet—A Young Girl’s World War II Story, wrote:

…We gathered on the evening of November 6th in the lobby of the Holiday Inn in nearby Uvalde. Eight former internees showed up. Along with spouses, we comprised a very interesting group of 13 seniors.

Read Her Entire Narrative Here

Photos From the Reunion