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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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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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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