Pilgrims of War: a Love Story

Veno, Carl A. Pilgrims of War: a Love Story. Fedeli Publishing Inc., 2011. (a novel) Beautiful Italian doctor Magdalena Russo is headed to a medical conference when the ship she’s on is seized at the Panama Canal. World War II is raging, and the passengers aboard the Italian ship are deemed a threat to the United States. […]

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GAIC On-line

Welcome to the new GAIC website! We’ve added new material and redesigned the site to make navigation easier. Take a look around, and then feel free to contact us with comments or concerns.    

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

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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