Address panel of an Italian Internee's letter home during captivity in a US internment camp during World War 2
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An Italian Internee’s Letter Home During World War 2

Italian Internees held in US internment camps were permitted to write only two short letters and one postcard per week. The length of the letter…

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The Wartime Internment of Americans of Italian Ancestry
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The World War 2 Internment of Italian-Americans

Abstract: The Japanese-American community was subjected to internment in large numbers from the outset of world war 2, but they were not singled-out. The same…

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Why Columbus Day of 1942 is so meaningful today
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Why Columbus Day of 1942 is so Meaningful Today

Estimated reading time: 30 minutes Beginning on December 8th 1941, over 600,000 Italian-Americans were branded “enemy aliens” and were firmly under the surveillance of the…

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Fort Missoula MT Alien Detention Camp
Posted in American History Editorials & Essays

A Letter to the Public about the WW2 Internment

Welcome Readers, The inspiration for this website came to me in the winter of 2019, when my daughter was writing an essay for her US…

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DOCUMENTARY: Italian American Internment During World War II

Michael Angelo DiLauro presents the documentary “Prisoners Among Us Italian American Identity and WWII”, narrated by Tony Lo Bianco. This excellent film focuses on the…

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