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 […]
Jacobs, Arthur D. The Prison Called Hohenasperg, An American Boy Betrayed by his Government during World War II. uPublish.com, 1999. Unknown to most Americans, more than 10,000 Germans & German Americans were interned in the United States during WWII. This story is about the internment of a young American & his family. He was born in […]
Kashima, Tetsuden. Judgment without Trial: Japanese American Imprisonment during World War II. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2003. (German and Italian programs also mentioned) Judgment without Trial reveals that long before the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, the U.S. government began making plans for the eventual internment and later incarceration of the Japanese American population. Tetsuden […]
Krammer, Arnold. Undue Process, The Untold Story of America’s German Alien Internees. Rowman & Littlefield, New York, 1997. “In the first book on this neglected topic, the shocking story of America’s treatment of German aliens during World War II is revealed by prominent historian Arnold Krammer. Using extensive primary research, including interviews with former prisoners and […]
Krauter, Anneliese Wiegand. From the Heart’s Closet–A Young Girl’s World War II Story. Schatzi Press McCordsville, IN 2005. After fifty years of silence, Anneliese Krauter has finally told the true story of her family’s experience as German-Americans in the US during World War II. We have often heard the story of Japanese-Americans during that war, but […]
Luick-Thrams. Michael and staff, VANISHED: German American Internment, 1941-48, (TRACES manual, issued to accompany St. Paul exhibit) TRACES. org 2005. “The U.S. Government interned some 15,000 German American civilians immediately following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, using lists made months in advance. Some of those interned were Nazi sympathizers, but many more (some 4,058) were Latin-American […]
Mangione, Jerre G. An Ethnic at Large; A Memoir of America in the Thirties and Forties. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1978. In this autobiography, Mangione (emeritus, English, U. of Pennsylvania) describes his experiences of growing up Sicilian in Rochester, his post-college years living in New York City and Greenwich Village, coming into adulthood in the […]
Meissner, Carlos. A Resilient Elite: German Costa Ricans and the Second World War. Two volumes. PhD thesis, University of York, 2010. (Available as a PDF through the author at firstname.lastname@example.org)
McBride, James J., 2003—The first residents of the Fort Stanton Internment Camp, New Mexico, were the German crew of the German luxury liner Columbus, who arrived in 1939, after scuttling their ship off the coast of Cuba.
Mitre, Antonio. Náufragos en tierra firme: bloqueo comercial, despojo y confinamiento de japoneses de Bolivia durante la Sequnda Guerra Mundial. Santa Cruz de la Sierra: Editorial El Pais, 2006.