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Alien enemies-IDs, German personal statement
(1942)

[Letter from Herbert G. Walther to Hon. Henry L. Stimpson, Secretary of War, protesting the internment of his family],   pp. [6]-[7]


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reports German and Japanese successes, and hear their joy.
We have asked these people to please consider our status as
U. S. citizens, but we are being laughed at: You can take your Citizen
papers and -- - -.   I am afraid that serious fractions, even assaults
will arise shortly, unless, of course, we are ready to.agree with Nazi
opinions.
This letter is therefore directed to the Secretary of Vr to
kindly speed up our cases. We have for over 3 months patiently waited to
be released, because we are Americans, and want to do our share - OUTSIDE.
Ae believe in our adopted Country end its future, and we do not,
we cannot listed to daily glorifications of the Axis. Are we orphans now,
because we happen to have been born in Germany?
I have written in general, for everybody of us 13, but as far as
I myself am concerned, I know that I have never had a clearer conscience.
Hoping for your immediate action,
Respectfully yours,
/s/G. Herbert  lther.
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