The U.S. At War, ENEMY ALIENS: Ex-Diplomats

Axis diplomats in Washington were a downcast crew. The U.S. could not let them leave until U.S. diplomats in Axis lands could leave too. Likelihood was that Ambassador Grew and his staff would get out of Japan by way of Russia and Alaska. But meantime Ambassadors were a drug on the market. In Washington the German diplomats bought trunks; the Japanese sent out for food, were no longer trusted by their grocer, and had to pass the hat to pay for it. They sat around the Embassy drinking whiskey gloomily. Their American...

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