What’s in Your Attic?

Recently I came across a story about an archives in a box of Corn Flakes. A woman in Tennessee had stored some 400 letters written by former German prisoners-of-war who had lived in camp near the state‚Äôs southern border. After the war was over, many of the POWs wrote to the people in the community, … Continue reading What’s in Your Attic?

Interview with Jack Hamann, Author of On American Soil: How Justice Became a Casualty of WWII

I want to thank you, Jack, for visiting the National Archives recently to discuss your book, On American Soil: How Justice Became a Casualty of WWII. Your book is a powerful example of the importance of the records of the National Archives. You tell the story of Private Guglielmo Olivotto, an Italian POW who was … Continue reading Interview with Jack Hamann, Author of On American Soil: How Justice Became a Casualty of WWII