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Such splendid prisons : diplomatic detainment in America during World War II /
Harvey Solomon.
imprint
[Lincoln] : Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, [2020]
description
xv, 341 pages ; 24 cm
ISBN
164012084X, 9781640120846, 9781640122871, 9781640122888, 9781640122895
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imprint
[Lincoln] : Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, [2020]
isbn
164012084X
9781640120846
9781640122871
9781640122888
9781640122895
contents note
On the diplomatic front lines -- Rivals and arrivals -- Soirees to spies -- Inactive vigilance -- Reverberations of war -- Isolation versus intervention -- War wary -- Full speed ahead -- Executing an exodus -- Fenced inn -- Moving daze -- (Not so) happy new year -- Watched while waiting -- Quiet desperation -- Life at the homestead -- "But still they complain -- " -- Twice removed -- A feud renewed -- Homeward, unbound -- Perplexing passage East -- Home aghast -- Vichyswap -- Last grasp.
abstract
"Harvey Solomon tells the vivid story of the roundup, captivity, and eventual repatriation of Axis diplomats and their families who were stranded in the nation's capital after the bombing of Pearl Harbor"--
catalogue key
13138103
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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