22 Feb 1943, Report on traveling conditions of group of German citizens from Costa Rica

Report on traveling conditions of group of German citizens from Costa Rica, 22 Feb 1943: from folder 383.7, Camp Crystal City, NARA (exact location is being investigated) — Mention is made of “Negro members of the ship’s personnel” on page 2; that description was not considered a racial slur at the time. (provided by Frances […]

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30 Mar 1943, Raymond Ickes, Memo: Procedures to Decide Whom to Imprison, Intern, Repatriate

Raymond Ickes, Memorandum to the Minister, 30 Mar 1943: RG 84; Costa Rica; U.S. Embassy, San Jose; Classified General Records; File 711.5; UD 2353; Box 25 [Old Box 26]—350/53/27/05 — discusses procedures to decide whom to imprison, intern, repatriate  

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German Nationals Repatriated from South and Central America” and “German Nationals Repatriated Direct from South and Central America

“German Nationals Repatriated from South and Central America” and “German Nationals Repatriated Direct from South and Central America”  Records of the Special War Problems Division: Subject Files, 1939-1954; Entry A1 1357, Boxes 116 and 120, NA — Lists 1813 individuals deported directly to Europe from Latin America. Partial list of dates and ships used is on last page.  

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25 April 1946, German Nationals Deported by the Other American Republics Who Were Deported Via the United States

German Nationals Deported by the Other American Republics Who Were Deported Via the United States, 25 Apr 1946, folder 711.5, Ecuador: Quito Embassy Confidential File, Box 35, RG 84, NA — Lists 3317 individuals, mostly in family groups, sent to Europe to be exchanged for individuals being held in Germany. Dates and ships used are listed […]

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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 […]

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