America's Invisible Gulag (New German-American Studies Series Vol. 23) : A Biography of German American Internment and Exclusion in World War II: Memory & History

America's Invisible Gulag (New German-American Studies Series Vol. 23) : A Biography of German American Internment and Exclusion in World War II: Memory & History

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by Stephen Fox
     
 

ISBN-10: 0820449148

ISBN-13: 9780820449142

Pub. Date: 01/28/2000

Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing Inc.

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 than offering a reasonable assessment of the aliens’ danger to

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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 than offering a reasonable assessment of the aliens’ danger to United States internal security, the Justice Department incarcerated them - and excluded several hundred United States citizens - because of their German backgrounds, alleged disloyal statements and associations, socioeconomic class, or their characters and personalities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820449142
Publisher:
Peter Lang Publishing Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Series:
New German-American Studies Series, #23
Pages:
379
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

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America's Invisible Gulag (New German-American Studies Series Vol. 23) : A Biography of German American Internment and Exclusion in World War II: Memo 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
sanparker More than 1 year ago
This a book to read to understand the unkown effects that war has on citizens at home, vs those that are actively in the war.