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'Camp Algiers,' New Orleans' Forgotten WWII Internment Camp, Part II

'Camp Algiers,' New Orleans' Forgotten WWII Internment Camp, Part II

Tripod New Orleans at 300 returns with Part II of its series on Camp Algiers, an internment camp that detained Latin Americans during World War II. Listen to Part I here . A quick refresher from where we left off: the United States has just entered World War II after the attack on Pearl Harbor. The FDR administration is anxious about additional Axis power points on the map. It sees Latin America as a potential threat, with Nazis hiding out and organizing with Hitler’s party from afar. So White

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