Childhood memories of German prisoner of war work detail, circa 1944, additional supplementary information of Fort Bliss POW compound personnel, and general anti-Japanese feeling.
Tape 1, Side A
German prisoner detail, makes lemonade for prisoners. Clothing. Farmer's Dairy (neighbors). POWs quiet. Camp officers rode high school bus in mornings. Sees Italian POWs working in a field. Arrived in an army truck. Topic of POWs not commonly discussed. Japanese internment/camp possibility. Japanese doctor interned. Japanese-American high school athlete reportedly commits suicide. Rationing not a problem with proximity of Juarez.