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The Resource 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

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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The train to Crystal City : FDR's secret prisoner exchange program and America's only family internment camp during World War II
Title
The train to Crystal City
Title remainder
FDR's secret prisoner exchange program and America's only family internment camp during World War II
Statement of responsibility
Jan Jarboe Russell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Russell, Jan Jarboe
Dewey number
940.53/177644370922
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D805.5.C79
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Iserloh, Ingrid
  • Utsusjogawa, Sumi
  • Crystal City Internment Camp (Crystal City, Tex.)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Japanese Americans
  • German Americans
  • Crystal City (Tex.)
Label
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
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-370) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
xix, 393 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781451693676
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2014030862
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits, photographs
System control number
  • sky268293355
  • (OCoLC)898205999
  • 886697
Label
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
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-370) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
xix, 393 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781451693676
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2014030862
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits, photographs
System control number
  • sky268293355
  • (OCoLC)898205999
  • 886697

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