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Alien enemies-IDs, German personal statement
(1942)

[Letter from Roger N. Baldwin, American Civil Liberties Union, to Maj. Gen. Allen W. Gullion demanding the release of the thirteen naturalized American citizens that have been interned],   p. [14]


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rTEI      IVERICAN      CA.              ~      UNION
170 Fifth'Avenue - New York City-
(at 22nd Street)
GRamercy 7-4330
OPPICERS
PROF. EDWARD A. Ross  RT. REv. EDWARD L. PARSONS  B. W. HUEBSCH  Lucu.Ln B. MILNRR
Chairman, National Committee  DR. MARY E. WOOLLEY  Treajurer  Sreretary
Rrv. JOHN HAYNES HOLMES  DEAN Li.oYD K. GARRISON  ROGER N. BALDWIN  ARTHUR GARFIELD HAYS
Chairman, Board of Direclori  Vice-Chairmen  Director  MORRIS L. ERNST
Coxvil
CK
March 25, 1.94,2
Maj. Gen. Allen Gi. Gullion                   '.
Provost Marshal General
.st  treet & Constitution Pve.
Washington, D. C.
:LL
4        bMy dear Genernl Gullion:
I had rather suspected that you and I would be
again doing business when ano,ther wcr came upon us-
and I was not in error.
A .ituation has been called to our attention
,1_LC, in our judgment, deserves your hersonl :;nd
prompt action. It ap-pars that some thirteen naturalized
American citizens were arrested in Ha'vaii by agents of
the F.F.I. and turned over to the m1litary authorities,
evidently on suspicion of disloyalty. No specific
charges were brought, however, othcr than a 1eneral
statement in the warrant of arrest. No hePrings were
held,so far as we are advised. The men i,ere de oorted
from Honolulu to the mninl?nd -n6 are now. in Camp McCoy,  N
Wisconsin.  Te have the n;mps of scveral of the men at
Camp McCoy; apparer;tly the sookesman of the .roup is
G. Herbert Walther. 1o resnonse hn,s been made to
their apneils except by Delegate  or,ue-l  . King of J aA'ii.
Vithout ha:ing more than ex oarte  Ycts, it i,ould
seem cler that these mer should be released at once.
We have advised them that .,e woulC asstst, if they so
desire, in bringing a writ of habeas corpus. Ve trust
that v :ur action may mrike thi t unnecessary.
Wth regards,
Sihcere   yours ,
FNB/sas


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