New PDF release: From German Prisoner of War to American Citizen: A Social

By Barbara Schmitter Heisler

one of several German immigrants to the us through the years, one team is uncommon: former prisoners of warfare who had spent among one and 3 years on American soil and who lower back voluntarily as immigrants after the struggle. Drawing on archival assets and in-depth interviews with 35 former prisoners who made the go back, the booklet outlines the stipulations that outlined their strange studies and lines their trips from captive enemies to americans. even supposing the respondents got here from diverse backgrounds, and arrived in the US at diversified occasions among 1943 and 1945, their reviews as prisoners of warfare not just left an indelible impact, in addition they supplied them with possibilities and assets that helped them go away Germany in the back of and go back to where “where we had the great life.”

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