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German-Americans in the World Wars

Tolzmann, Don H., ed. German-Americans in the World Wars. München: K.G. Saur. The World War Two Experience: The Internment of German-Americans, vol. 4, 1995. Representing one-fourth of the population, German-Americans constitute the largest ethnic element, according to the U.S. Census, with well over 60 million people claiming German heritage. In twenty-six states, they comprise at least […]

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The Informers

Vásquez, Juan Gabriel. The Informers. Riverhead, 2009. (historical fiction) From the author of The Sound of Things Falling, a “brilliant new novel” (New York Times Book Review) and one of the most buzzed about books of the year! “One of the most original new voices of Latin American literature.” — Mario Vargas Llosa, winner of the Nobel Prize […]

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Imprisoned in Paradise: Japanese Internee Road Workers at the World War II Kooskia Internment Camp

Wegars, Priscilla. Imprisoned in Paradise: Japanese Internee Road Workers at the World War II Kooskia Internment Camp. (Asian American Comparative Collection (AACC), University of Idaho, Moscow, 2010. Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for the University of Idaho Press Imprisoned in Paradise exposes the United States’s little-known World War II rendition of Japanese Latin Americans, including men […]

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Loyalty on Trial: One American’s Battle With the F.B.I.

Wolter/Masters, Loyalty on Trial: One American’s Battle With the F.B.I., iUniverse 2004. Loyalty On Trial reveals that Arthur Wolter was accused of being the “power behind the throne” of an organization targeted by J. Edgar Hoover during WWII as subversive and un-American. Referenced in the index files of the House Special Committee on un-American Activities as the […]

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