What happened to Brown County's Japanese village?
Back about 1946, after World War II ended, and Camp Bowie was slowly being deactivated it was possible to trek around much of the tens of thousands of acres of land formerly used by the soldiers for maneuvers.
Some 23,000 acres were used for artillery practice. A lot of artillery is still out there and dangerous. It was and still is not wise to pick up anything out in old Camp Bowie. In those days, as the soldiers left the area, ammunition was left unexploded. This is evidently still true as this newspaper reported a few weeks ago
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