Re: Mistreated Americans

03/10/17 - posted by Steve O'Donoghue

Don't forget the government also incarcerated Italians, many from the city and nearby Bay Area and Monterey areas were labeled "enemy aliens" (600,000 Italians, half a million Germans) and many forcibly moved from their homes, their homes searched without warrants whenever government agents chose, and or like Joe DiMaggio's father, forbidden to ply their trade. Fishermen like Guizeppi DiMaggio were especially susceptible to restrictions.

This is while Joe was front page news for his Yankee exploits.

The magnitude of the abuse against Japanese sometimes shields the abuses against groups.

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