Nov 1943, Special War Problems Divison (SWPD) Memos: Keep U.S. Role in Fingering Latin Americans for Deportation Untraceable

Cabot, Bonsal, Wright, Knapp memos: Nov 1943— JM Cabot to Wright and Bonsal, 15 Nov 1943, L. Knapp to  Wright, Lafoon, Clattenburg, 23 Nov 1943, and JM Cabot to Special Division, 24 Nov 1943, in folder “Important Papers,” Name Files of Enemy Aliens 1942-8, Box 31, Special War Problems Division (SWP), RG 59, NA— A series of three U.S. Department of State memos about Costa Rica, discussing the importance of not creating a written record of people the U.S. wanted to deport, thereby maintaining the fiction that Latin American governments alone were responsible for picking whom to expel and deport to the U.S.