Fear Itself: Inside the FBI Roundup of German Americans During World War II
by Stephen Fox
Originally published as "America's Invisible Gulag." Now completely revised with additional chapters on Pearl Harbor and the deportation of Germans from Latin America. In the wake of Pearl Harbor, the only thing Americans had to fear at home was fear itself, a dread nurtured, ironically, by President Franklin Roosevelt, who had warned the country in 1933 against giving in...more
Paperback, 520 pages
Published October 17th 2005 by iUniverse
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Sheds light on the generally less well known internment of German Americans during World War II under an American government driven by fear and paranoia. A timely reminder of the dangerous ease in which a liberal democratic state can under the right conditions adopt crude police state tactics in the name of security.