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From German prisoner of war to American citizen : a social history with 35 interviews

Author: Barbara Schmitter Heisler
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Drawing on archival sources and in-depth interviews with 35 former prisoners who immigrated, the book outlines the conditions and circumstances that defined their unusual experiences and traces their journeys from captive enemies to American citizens"--
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Schmitter Heisler
ISBN: 9780786473113 0786473118
OCLC Number: 810120284
Description: vii, 203 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The Germans are coming --
An astonishing introduction: thirty-five POWs experience America --
Repatriation to Germany and return to America --
Pathways to immigration: from German prisoner of war to American citizen --
Prisoners of war and international migration.
Responsibility: Barbara Schmitter Heisler.

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