The train to Crystal City : FDR's secret prisoner exchange program and America's only family internment camp during World War II / Jan Jarboe Russell.
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|Kershaw - Camden Library||940.53 RUS (Text)||33255003254126||Adult Non-Fiction||Available||-|
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- ISBN: 9781451693669
- Physical Description: xix, 393 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
- Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition.
- Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2015.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages 363-370) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Without trial. New enemies ; Eleanor vs. Franklin ; Strangers in a small Texas town -- Destination: Crystal City. Internment without trial ; A family renunion ; The hot summer of '43 ; "Be patient" ; To be or not to be an American ; Yes-yes, no-no ; A test of faith ; The birds are crying --The equation of exchange. Trade bait ; The false passports ; Under fire ; Into Algeria ; The all-American camp ; Shipped to Japan ; Harrison's second act -- The road home. After the war ; Beyond the barbed wire ; The train from Crystal City.
Focusing on a little-known event in American history that has long been kept quiet, a dramatic account exposes a secret FDR-approved American internment camp in Texas during World War II where hundreds of prisoners were exchanged for other Americans behind enemy lines in Japan and Germany. --Publisher's description.
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