CEMETERY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CEMETERY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) German war prisoners in Utah subject of new documentary http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57568151-90/porter-utah-pows-prisoners.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57568151-90/porter-utah-pows-prisoners.html.csp">German war prisoners in Utah subject of new documentary</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By nate carlisle</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-04T13:35:07.722-06:00">Updated Mar 4, 2014 01:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Scott Porter stood beside the iron cross and swastika-adorned gravestone of German Army Cpl. Paul Eilert. Then Porter pointed at the headstone for German Army Sgt. Fritz Wiemken. He died of a brain tumor. Porter wasn’t strolling through a war memorial in Berlin or Hamburg. Eilert and Wiemken are two of 20 German prisoners of war buried at the Fort Douglas Cemetery in Salt Lake City. About 8,000 German POWs were sent to Utah during World War II. Porter, a 30-year-old video producer for Usana...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57568151@www.sltrib.com Tue, 04 Mar 2014 13:35:07 MDT