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INVENTORY OF THE GRIPSHOLM EXCHANGES, 1941- 2007
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Description
Manuscript/memoir of Atushi Archi Miyamoto on the diplomatic exchanges between the United States and Japan (1942-1943) known as The Gripsholm Exchanges. This document reflects upon and shares personal hardships experienced by detainees during World War II.
Background
Manuscript. Atushi Archie Miyamoto memoir entitled The Gripsholm Exchanges: a short concise report on the exchanges of the hostages during WWII between the United States and Japan as it relates to Japanese Americans. These hostage exchanges took place between July 1942 and August 1943 in Lourenço Marques, Mozambique and Mormugao, India respectively. The author was a child passenger of the second exchange aboard the Swedish liner S.S. Gripsholm which was used as repatriation ship between the warfaring nations. Mr. Miyamoto returned to the United States as a teenager in 1948 and served as a lieutenant colonel in the US army until his retirement.
Extent
1 box, [0.5 linear feet]
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Archives and Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical materials and not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
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