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World War 2 internments in Allied countries - bibliography
« on: Sunday 11 December 05 22:02 GMT (UK) »
I am researching WW1 internments, but I occasionally run into items relevant to WW2, so I will list them here as I run into them, in no particular order.  As there has been quite a bit written about WW2, I will put an emphasis on including items which are either more significant or more obscure.

Ramati, Alexander.   Barbed Wire on the Isle of Man, the wartime British internment of Jews.  ISBN 0151106711

Jones, Ted.  Both Sides of the Wire.  in 2 volumes.  ISBN:  0920483216.  pub. Canada, 1988.  Second printing with corrections:  ISBN:  0920483216 (v.1) and 0920483259 (v. 2).   This book includes many many stories of individuals who were interned in Canada as either enemy aliens living in Canada or in UK, including Jewish refugees who had come to England from the continent at the beginning of the war or immediately before, and were summarily deported to Canada as enemy aliens (volume 1).  This has also been made into a film by the same name by Neal Livingston, Black River Productions, Mabou, Nova Scotia, Canada, in 1993.  In the film there is a lot of footage of the Jewish refugees themselves speaking.  There is a long list of the people named in the index at the end of volume 2, so it is easy to find people.   Photos included.  Lots of detail.
   
Baddiel, David.  The Secret Purposes.  2004.  This is a historical novel.  David's grandfather was interned in WW2 as a German Jew on the Isle of Man.  He is interested in recovering this hidden piece of history and has incorporated insights from his family's story into this novel.  I heard him interviewed on CBC radio about it today - Dec.11/05.

Dove, Richard, ed.  'Totally un-English'?  Britain's Internment of 'Enemy Aliens' in Two World Wars.  Amsterdam/New York:  Rodopi, 2005.  214 pp.
Series: Yearbook of the Research Centre for German & Austrian Exile Studies 7.  Scholarly.  Available in libraries, and horribly expensive to buy.  (Note to Keith:  It includes one WW2 Italian article by Sponza.)  http://www.rodopi.nl/ntalpha.asp?BookId=EXILE+7&type=new&letter=W

Cresswell, Yvonne M., ed.  Living with the Wire: Civilian Internment in the Isle of Man during the two World Wars.  Pub: Manx National Heritage (1994).   ISBN 0-901106-35-6

Kochan, Miriam  Prisoners of England.  1980

Chappell, Connery.  Island of Barbed Wire: The Remarkable Story of World War Two Internment on the Isle of Man     Robert Hale:  2005.  ISBN: 0709077548.

LaFitte, F.  The internment of aliens.  ‘A very remarkable book… In its pages of close research, political analysis and agonized reporting lay a story which made the British wince with shame’ - Observer  The author was a professor of Social Policy at University of Birmingham.

Article discussing LaFitte's work and background, in English:
http://www.cercles.com/n11/deakin.pdf

Koop, Allen.  Stark Decency.  pub.1980s, University of New England Press.  Concerns an internment camp in New Hampshire.

"Diary of an Internment", White Pelican Summer 1974.  About experience by German internees in Canada.  I think this may be a journal.  Referenced in Ted Jones' book, volume 1.

Der Rabbi Mit Der Axt / Dreissig Geschichten.  published and edited by Herta Hartmanshenn and Frederick Kriegel, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, 1973.  Short story or stories based on internment experience.  Referenced in Ted Jones book, , v.1, p.174

John Joseph KELLY, The Prisoner of War Experience in Canada, 1939-1947. 

Perin, Roberto, co-editor.  Enemies Within:  Italian and Other Internees in Canada and Abroad.   

Article from Toronto Star, 1 April 2007, page A5, "Ship of memories, good and bad" re: Italian-Canadian internments in Canada, http://www.thestar.com/article/198190  (The link may die, but you can always trace the article.)

Moota - Camp 103:  The Story of a Cumbrian Prisoner of War Camp.  by Gloria Edwards of the Kirkgate Museum Group, Cockermouth:  Little Bird Publications, 2005.  46pages.  ISBN 0 9551845 0 9.  The author is interested in preserving any additional stories of persons who were in this camp in the local Records Office.  She can be reached at High Moor House, Hill St., Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 OAU. 

Müller-Härlin, Anna. 'Fred Uhlman’s internment drawings'. In Behr, Shulamith; Malet, Marian (ed.), Arts in exile in Britain, 1933-1945 : politics and cultural identity (Yearbook of the Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies, 6) (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2005), 135-63.

Brinson, Charmian. '"Keine verlorene Zeit" : Musik im britischen Fraueninternierungslager Rushen'' ["No time lost": music in Rushen Womens' Internment Camp] In Rohde-Juechtern, Anne-Christine (ed.), Echolos? Klangwelten verfolgter Musikerinnen in der NS-Zeit. (Bielefeld: Aisthesis-Verlag, 2003).

Additional bibliography (and some overlap) can be found here:  http://www.gov.im/mnh/heritage/library/bibliographies/internment.xml

Note:  some interned in Britain were also sent to Australia, Canada,  and possibly other parts of the Commonwealth, so there are other places you can look.



ARMSTRONG - Castleton Scot; NB; Westminstr Twp
BARFIELD - Nailsea
BRAKE - Nailsea
BURIATTE
CANDY - M'sex, Deptford
CLIFFORD - Maidstone
DURE(E) - France, Devon, Canada
HALLS - Chigwell
KREIN, Peter/Adam - Germany
LEOPOLD - Hanover, London
LATTIMER, MAXWELL - Ldn lightermen
MEYER - Lauenstein
MURRAY - Scot borders
STEWART - Chelsea; Reach
SWANICK - Mayo & Roscommon; Ontario
WEST - Rochester & Maidstone
WILLIS - Wilts, Berks, Hants, London
WOODHOUSE - Bristol tobacconist, London
WW1 internees

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Re: World War 2 internments in Allied countries - bibliography
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 03 April 07 06:16 BST (UK) »
CONTINUED:

Di Felice, Paul. 'Manchester's Little Italy at war, 1940-1945 : "enemy aliens or a reluctant foe?"'. Northern History, 39:1 (2002), 109-23. Publisher: Maney. ISSN 0078172X

Howald, Stefan. 'Life as an "enemy alien"'. In Malet, Marian; Grenville, Anthony (ed.), Changing countries : the experience and achievement of German-speaking exiles from Hitler in Britain, from 1933 to today (London: Libris, 2002), 152-60.

Simpson, A. W. Brian. In the highest degree odious : detention without trial in wartime Britain. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992. 453 p. 

Seller, Maxine Schwartz. We built up our lives : education and community among Jewish refugees interned by Britain in World War II (Contributions to the Study of World History, 92). Westport (CT) and London: Greenwood, 2001. x, 261 p.

Seller, Maxine Schwartz. 'Filling the space : education, community, and identity in British internment camps during World War II'. Paedagogica Historica, ns, 32:3 (1996), 685-707. ISSN 00309230. ISSN (electronic) 1477674X.

Sponza, Lucio. Divided loyalties : Italians in Britain during the Second World War. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2000. 358 p.
 
Vance, Jonathan F. (ed.). Encyclopedia of prisoners of war and internment. Santa Barbara  (CA), Denver (CO) and London: ABC-Clio, 2000. 384 p.
Includes these articles:
  Gottlieb, Julie V. 'Defence regulation 18B'. p.75.
  Gottlieb, Julie V. 'Isle of Man'  p.152-53.
  Gottlieb, Julie V. 'Civilian internees - World War II - Britain'. p.52-54.   

Saunders, Kay; Daniels, Roger (ed.). Alien justice : wartime internment in Australia and North America. St Lucia (Qld): University of Queensland Press, 2000. xix, 323 p. ISBN 0702229911.

Panayi, Panikos. 'Immigrants, refugees, the British state and public opinion during World War Two'. In Kirkham, Pat; Thoms, David, 1942- (ed.), War culture : social change and changing experience in World War Two Britain. (London: Lawrence and Wishart, 1995), 201-8.

Cere, Rinella. 'Women, internment and World War Two'. In Kirkham, Pat; Thoms, David, 1942- (ed.), War culture : social change and changing experience in World War Two Britain (London: Lawrence and Wishart, 1995), 219-30.

Hooper, Alex. 'Wimbledon's forgotten residents : a Second World War internment camp at Wimbledon.' Local History [Nottingham], 19 (1988), 19-20. ISSN 0266-2698. 

Stent, Ronald. A bespattered page? The internment of His Majesty's 'Most Loyal Enemy Aliens'. London: Deutsch, 1980. 282 p., illus. The author was an internee but writes a history not biography.  Contends that the vast majority of aliens were Jews, as is he.

Abbott, Donald Macdonald,  Pitroddie Perspectives .  2003.  This is relatively obscure, so thought I should include it.  Pitroddie, a hamlet in Perthshire, Scotland, was a site for a POW camp towards the end of the war, and is referred to in this booklet.  It is out of print but is available through the Local Studies section of the AK Bell Library in Perth.  Let me know if you find it anywhere else, as I have not. 
http://www.pkc.gov.uk
Abbott has another pamphlet about this camp which is listed in the online catalogue of the Perth library, and which may cover the same material:
Prisoners of war at Pitroddie during the Second World War .  Invergowrie: 2000.

Sometimes the categories of POW and internee were conflated, as internees were in some respects also POWs.  So it is possible that some references to POWS do refer to internees, and some do not.  I have included them where I think it is possible that they do.
ARMSTRONG - Castleton Scot; NB; Westminstr Twp
BARFIELD - Nailsea
BRAKE - Nailsea
BURIATTE
CANDY - M'sex, Deptford
CLIFFORD - Maidstone
DURE(E) - France, Devon, Canada
HALLS - Chigwell
KREIN, Peter/Adam - Germany
LEOPOLD - Hanover, London
LATTIMER, MAXWELL - Ldn lightermen
MEYER - Lauenstein
MURRAY - Scot borders
STEWART - Chelsea; Reach
SWANICK - Mayo & Roscommon; Ontario
WEST - Rochester & Maidstone
WILLIS - Wilts, Berks, Hants, London
WOODHOUSE - Bristol tobacconist, London
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« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 03 April 07 08:53 BST (UK) »
Great stuff! Thanks.
Skewis (Wales and Scotland), Ayers (Maidenhead, Berkshire), Hildreth (Berkshire)

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Continued:

"Temporary Settlements and Transient Populations.  The Legacy of Britain's Prisoner of War Camps: 1940-1948" by J. Anthony HELLEN.  Erdkunde, Boss Verlag Kleve, 2000.  I am told that this is an article that was going to be made into a book.  Internees and POWs were often kept in the same places, and apparently this does include some info in internees.

Paris, Philip.  The Italian Chapel. 2009.  This is a historical novel based on what happened at the camp on Orkney.  It has gotten good reviews but I haven't read it.  Available in Large Print and Audio formats as well.

Paris, Philip.  Orkney's Italian Chapel: The True Story of an Icon.   Edinburgh:  Black and White Pub., 2010.  This is the non-fiction version of the story of the italian POWs at Orkney, and how they built a chapel from a Nissen hut.  Research included interviews with families etc.  Good reviews; i've not read.

It can be! : 150 years German YMCA in London 1860-2010.  by Bernd W Hildebrandt, German Young Men's Christian Association. (London, England).    London: German YMCA in London, 2010.   448p.   ISBN: 978-0-9566779-0-7.
See http://www.german-ymca.org.uk/about-us-history.html and http://www.german-ymca.org.uk/german-ymca-book-sample-pages.pdf for details.  There are some names of people involved on the pdf.  Members were interned.

"Archeologists dig up former POW camp in remote Manitoba", Toronto Star, 20 Aug 2011, page A14.  Includes photo of German POWs.  The camp held 500 German soldiers.  http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/article/1042112 

Civilian Internment in Britain During WW2:  Huyton Camp, eye-witness accounts.  Edited and Introduced by Jennifer Taylor.  Published by the Anglo-German Family History Society, http://www.agfhs.org/site/documents/CivInternment.pdf






ARMSTRONG - Castleton Scot; NB; Westminstr Twp
BARFIELD - Nailsea
BRAKE - Nailsea
BURIATTE
CANDY - M'sex, Deptford
CLIFFORD - Maidstone
DURE(E) - France, Devon, Canada
HALLS - Chigwell
KREIN, Peter/Adam - Germany
LEOPOLD - Hanover, London
LATTIMER, MAXWELL - Ldn lightermen
MEYER - Lauenstein
MURRAY - Scot borders
STEWART - Chelsea; Reach
SWANICK - Mayo & Roscommon; Ontario
WEST - Rochester & Maidstone
WILLIS - Wilts, Berks, Hants, London
WOODHOUSE - Bristol tobacconist, London
WW1 internees

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 O'Neill, Joseph.  Blood-dark track: a family history.  London:  Granta, 2000.  Celebrated novelist-lawyer O'Neill has researched the internments of his Irish and Turkish grandfathers with a meticulous eye pursuing questions as to their real loyalties.  Turkish grandfather interned in Palestine;  Irish one in Ireland.
ARMSTRONG - Castleton Scot; NB; Westminstr Twp
BARFIELD - Nailsea
BRAKE - Nailsea
BURIATTE
CANDY - M'sex, Deptford
CLIFFORD - Maidstone
DURE(E) - France, Devon, Canada
HALLS - Chigwell
KREIN, Peter/Adam - Germany
LEOPOLD - Hanover, London
LATTIMER, MAXWELL - Ldn lightermen
MEYER - Lauenstein
MURRAY - Scot borders
STEWART - Chelsea; Reach
SWANICK - Mayo & Roscommon; Ontario
WEST - Rochester & Maidstone
WILLIS - Wilts, Berks, Hants, London
WOODHOUSE - Bristol tobacconist, London
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 Arandora Star:  from Oblivion to Memory by Maria Serena Balestracci  (Monte Università Parma, 2008).  Multilingual Italian-English.  This ship was sunk by U-boat while transporting German and Italian internees to Canada in 1940.

Missing Presumed Drowned: A true story of the internment of Italians resident in Britain during the Second World War, by Stefano Paolini.  Amazon, 2015.  Available only on Kindle as far as I know.  I don't know if this is a quality book or not.

The little Third Reich on Lake Superior: a history of Canadian internment Camp R.  by Zimmermann, Ernest Robert, 1931-2008; editors Beaulieu, Michel S. & Ratz, David K. (David Karl).  Edmonton, Canada:  University of Alberta Press, 2015, first printing.  346p. 
For 18 months during the early part of World War II, 1145 prisoners were interned in Red Rock, Ontario, Canada.  Camp R held an assortment of German internees sent from Britain: Nazis, anti-Nazis, Jews, soldiers, merchant seamen, and refugees. 
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/thunder-bay/notorious-pow-camp-near-thunder-bay-subject-of-book-1.3289655?__vfz=tc%3Da8kEKaxd4Yp

Isle Of The Displaced: An Italian-Scot's Memoirs of Internment during the Second World War, by Joe Pieri.  New York:  Neil Wilson Pub., 2014.  Pieri was interned on St Helen's Island, Montreal, Canada.  Available through amazon on Kindle.

 The Dunera internees, by Benzion Patkin.  Stanmore, Australia: Cassell Australia, 1979.   Concerns Jewish refugees from Britain who were sent to Australia as internees.

The Dunera scandal: deported by mistake, by Cyril Pearl.  Sydney, Australia: Angus & Robertson, c1983.

Over the Ocean: A wartime story of exile and enduring love.  by Erica Fischer.  Denmark: Hesperus Press Limited, 2014.  True story of Jewish couple interned in England in WW2.

British policy and the refugees, 1933-1941, by Yvonne Kapp and Margaret Mynatt; with a foreword by Charmian Brinson.  London; Portland, Oregon: Frank Cass, 1997.   reprinted 2013 by Routledge.  Deals with the treatment of Jewish and perhaps other refugees who had escaped the Nazis.

Explanatory note:  Many Jewish refugees who had fled the Nazis were scooped up and interned because they were citizens of a Nazi-controlled country.
ARMSTRONG - Castleton Scot; NB; Westminstr Twp
BARFIELD - Nailsea
BRAKE - Nailsea
BURIATTE
CANDY - M'sex, Deptford
CLIFFORD - Maidstone
DURE(E) - France, Devon, Canada
HALLS - Chigwell
KREIN, Peter/Adam - Germany
LEOPOLD - Hanover, London
LATTIMER, MAXWELL - Ldn lightermen
MEYER - Lauenstein
MURRAY - Scot borders
STEWART - Chelsea; Reach
SWANICK - Mayo & Roscommon; Ontario
WEST - Rochester & Maidstone
WILLIS - Wilts, Berks, Hants, London
WOODHOUSE - Bristol tobacconist, London
WW1 internees

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Nazis in pre-war London, 1930-1939 : the fate and role of German party members and British sympathizers.  by Barnes, James J. and Barnes, Patience P.   (Brighton, England; Portland, OR: Sussex Academic Press, 2005.)   283p.
Calling on previously unpublished German documents, this study reveals the fate of German diplomats, journalists, and professionals, many of whom were interned in Britain or deported to Nazi Germany once war broke out in September 1939. An appendix listing the details concerning the nearly 400 German party members and Nazi journalists who spent time in Britain prior to the war, is also included.
ARMSTRONG - Castleton Scot; NB; Westminstr Twp
BARFIELD - Nailsea
BRAKE - Nailsea
BURIATTE
CANDY - M'sex, Deptford
CLIFFORD - Maidstone
DURE(E) - France, Devon, Canada
HALLS - Chigwell
KREIN, Peter/Adam - Germany
LEOPOLD - Hanover, London
LATTIMER, MAXWELL - Ldn lightermen
MEYER - Lauenstein
MURRAY - Scot borders
STEWART - Chelsea; Reach
SWANICK - Mayo & Roscommon; Ontario
WEST - Rochester & Maidstone
WILLIS - Wilts, Berks, Hants, London
WOODHOUSE - Bristol tobacconist, London
WW1 internees