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According to the report, 16 Latin American countries interned at least 8,500 nationals from Japan, Germany, and Italy during the war, and 12 deported some or all of their alien internees to the US.
Internees "became very disillusioned about the British Tommy who they had long admired," Paul said.
13) The conditions at the latter are well documented, summarized briefly as confinement to a specific small sleeping space in the barracks, food deficient in quality and quantity, enforced work, wholly inadequate medical supplies and medical treatment, sparse irregular contact between internees and their families interned in the women's camp, repeated bullying and common physical assaults by guards, and an indifferent and uncaring administration (SG 10.
It took the Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation, formed by a group of former internees, their families and supporters, 15 years and $5 million in private donations, most from internees themselves, to complete the project.
Internee doctors had to provide a list of those who were too ill or infirm to participate in roll call, and the guards would check rooms and the infirmary to confirm the list, all the while requiring those outside to stand at attention (Leck 2006, 224; McAll 1987, 51-52).
The internees also complain of discriminatory treatment in various offices and that they are taken as burden.
The college management claims the saree only dress code was introduced "to instil and maintain discipline, dignity, and decorum among the internees.
We have had absolutely no fresh meat, vegetables, or butter since we came here," wrote Ted Nakashima, a young architectural draftsman who grew up in Seattle and was one of the 7,000 internees at the Puyallup Assembly Center, informally known as Camp Harmony, in western Washington State.
The army records indicate that this is correct, and that Waldemar Weber was the internee in D Compound who called 'across the lane to the singers in C Compound, "BRAVO, BRAVO", raising his hand in the Nazi salute, and calling "Heil Hitler"'.
In 1988 President Reagan called it "a grave wrong" and signed legislation authorizing $20,000 in reparations to each surviving internee.
A pertinent example of this is Hutchins' exchange with an internee, Gottlieb Ruff: