An Alien Place

An Alien Place

An Alien Place: The Fort Missoula Detention Camp 1941-1944

An Alien Place: The Fort Missoula Detention Camp 1941-1944

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An Alien Place chronicles the history and experiences of the 1,200 Italian and 1,000 Japan

An Alien Place chronicles the history and experiences of the 1,200 Italian and 1,000 Japanese nationals held at Fort Missoula by the Department of Justice from 1941-1944. As foreign nationals and not US citizens, these men were arrested and sent to Fort Missoula. Japanese internees were subject to loyalty hearings conducted by the Department of Justice.