Newly Published: “Port of No Return” by Marilyn Miller

Marilyn Grace Miller, associate professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Tulane University, recently published Port of No Return: Enemy Alien Internment in World War II New Orleans, the story of New Orleans’s key role in the complex secret operation of the United States’ Latin American Enemy Alien Control Program. One of two principal […]

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Newly Published: “Enemies among Us” by John E. Schmitz

John E. Schmitz, Ph.D., son of former internee John Schmitz, has written Enemies among Us: the Relocation, Internment, and Repatriation of German, Italian, and Japanese Americans during the Second World War, now published by the University of Nebraska Press and available for pre-ordering. Enemies Among Us is a comparative analysis of the relocation, internment, and repatriation of […]

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Enemies among Us: the Relocation, Internment, and Repatriation of German, Italian, and Japanese Americans During the Second World War

Schmitz, John Eric. Enemies Among Us: the Relocation, Internment, and Repatriation of German, Italian, and Japanese Americans During the Second World War, University of Nebraska Press, 2020. Enemies Among Us is a comparative analysis of the relocation, internment, and repatriation of German, Italian, and Japanese Americans during the Second World War. The German and Italian […]

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U.S. Government Found Liable for WWII Human Rights Violations

Grace Shimizu, director of Campaign For Justice: Redress NOW For Japanese Latin Americans! recently announced that the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) published its verdict in the case Isamu Carlos “Art” Shibayma vs United States, holding that the U.S. government owes redress to brothers Art, Tak and Ken Shibayama for human rights violations perpetrated on them […]

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The War Outside

The War Outside. Hesse, Monica. New York, Little, Brown and Co. 2018. New from Monica Hesse, the bestselling and award-winning author of Girl in the Blue Coat–an “important” (New York Times Book Review), “extraordinary” (Booklist, starred review) novel of conviction, friendship, and betrayal It’s 1944, and World War II is raging across Europe and the […]

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In Our Midst

In Our Midst. Jensen, Nancy. Dzanc Books 2020. In Our Midst is Nancy Jensen’s powerful follow-up to The Sisters. Jensen’s debut novel was a Kirkus Best Fiction pick of 2011, an Indie Next #1 pick, and an ABA Bestseller for five weeks.Drawing upon a long-suppressed episode in American history, when thousands of German immigrants were rounded up […]

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“In Our Midst” to be published in April

Dzanc Books is thrilled to announce the forthcoming publication of In Our Midst, Nancy Jensen’s powerful follow-up to The Sisters. Jensen’s debut novel was a Kirkus Best Fiction pick of 2011, an Indie Next #1 pick, and an ABA Bestseller for five weeks. Drawing upon a long-suppressed episode in American history, when thousands of German […]

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Miscellaneous internee lists

29 Feb 1944 lists of internees being held on that date at East Boston Immigration Station, Boston, Massachusetts; Sharp Park Detention Camp, Sharp Park, California; House of Good Shepherd, Chicago, Illinois; Seattle, Washington; San Pedro Detention Station, San Pedro, California; Alien Detention Station, New Orleans, Algiers, Louisiana; and Detroit Immigration Station, Detroit, Michigan. Includes some Japanese internees. NARA, […]

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