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Such splendid prisons : diplomatic detainment in America during World War II / Harvey Solomon.

By: Solomon, Harvey [author.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: [Lincoln] : Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, [2020]Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781640122895; 1640122893.Subject(s): Prisoners of war -- United States -- Biography | Diplomats -- Germany -- Biography | Diplomats -- Japan -- BiographyAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Such splendid prisons.DDC classification: 940.53/1773 LOC classification: D805.U5 | S65 2020Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
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.
Summary: "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"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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.

"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"-- Provided by publisher.

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Harvey Solomon is a freelance writer based in Washington, DC. He is the author of three nonfiction books, including Book of Days: '60s: A Day-by-Day Look at the Pop Culture Moments That Made History . He has written articles for dozens of publications, including the Boston Herald , the Los Angeles Times , the Hollywood Reporter , and Variety .<br> <br>

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