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America’s Invisible Gulag: A Biography of German American Internment & Exclusion in World War II: Memory & History

Fox, Stephen. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, Inc, 2000. One of the least-known aspects of World War II is the internment of German “enemy aliens” in the United States. This narrative goes beyond other internment studies in its use of internee interviews and access to Justice and War Department personnel files. Fox concludes that rather […]

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Homeland Insecurity — Aliens, Citizens, and the Challenge to American Civil Liberties in World War II

Fox, Stephen. Homeland Insecurity — Aliens, Citizens, and the Challenge to American Civil Liberties in World War II. iUniverse, 2009. Set in World War II, but with an eye to the present and future, Homeland Insecurity offers a unique, thematic commentary on the experiences of men and women of Italian and German ancestry who were relocated, interned, […]

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The Deportation of Latin American Germans, 1941-47: Fresh Legs for Mr. Monroe’s Doctrine

Fox, Steven. The Deportation of Latin American Germans, 1941-47: Fresh Legs for Mr. Monroe’s Doctrine, Yearbook of German-American Studies, vol. 32, 1997. Commencing with the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the State Department aided a dozen Latin American republics in deporting nearly 4,000 of their German nationals to the United States. There, the Justice Department interned […]

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Specter of a Nazi Threat: United States-Columbian Relations, 1939-1945

Friedman, Max Paul. Specter of a Nazi Threat: United States-Columbian Relations, 1939-1945. The Americas (April 2000). On 11 September 1941, U..S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt took to the airwaves to warn his country that “Hitler’s advance guards” were readying “footholds, bridgeheads in the New World, to be used as soon as he has gained control […]

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Private Memory, Public Record, and Contested Terrain: Weighing Oral Testimony in the Deportation of Germans from Latin America During World War II

Friedman, Max Paul. “Private Memory, Public Record, and Contested Terrain: Weighing Oral Testimony in the Deportation of Germans from Latin America During World War II,” Oral History Review 27/1 (Winter/Spring 2000). View/Download from SFU.ca View/Download from GAIC.info ==== Complete Text ==== Oral History Review 2711 (Winter/Sprins 2000): 1-16 Private Memory, Public Records, and Contested Terrain: Weighing Oral […]

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Pawns in a Triangle of Hate

Gardiner, C. Harvey. Pawns in a Triangle of Hate. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1981. A factual account of the Peruvian Japanese interned in America during World War II View/Buy Online

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The German Americans and WWII: An Ethnic Experience

Holian, Timothy J. The German Americans and WWII: An Ethnic Experience. Peter Lang Publishing, New York, 1998. The German-Americans and World War II: An Ethnic Experience is a unique study of America’s largest ethnic group during one of its most difficult periods. Focusing on Cincinnati, Ohio as a center of German-American life, the author utilizes original […]

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Sing to Me, Papa

Irvine, Patricia. Sing to Me, Papa. Xlibris Corporation, 2000. (historical fiction) Gretchen Mueller´s chronicle begins in the present in her Southern California garden with her granddaughter, Megan, and flashes back to Chicago in the late thirties. The Muellers are a happy family then and Papa (Gerhard) sings and tells stories of his boyhood in Furth im […]

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