The very important and formerly undocumented occasion within the heritage of the second one global warfare: the negotiation of 'prisoner' exchanges among the us and Japan in the course of 1941 to 1943, is tested right here by way of Bruce Elleman.

Approximately 7000 americans have been arrested via the japanese professionals whereas traveling Japan as travelers, accomplishing enterprise, instructing English or accomplishing missionary paintings. the same quantity of jap voters residing illegally within the usa needed to be repatriated to safe the american citizens' release.

Challenging the traditional perceptions in regards to the position and justification of the detention camp, this insightful booklet addresses questions concerning the diplomatic contract among Japan and the U.S., the Japanese-American detention camps and the position of 1 of the main winning minority teams within the usa this day: the Japanese-Americans.

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