Marilyn G. Miller

Port of No Return: Enemy Alien Internment in World War II New Orleans

  • While most people are aware of the World War II internment of thousands of Japanese citizens and residents of the United States, few know that Germans, Austrians, and Italians were also apprehended and held in internment camps under the terms of the Enemy Alien Control Program. Port of No Return tells the story of New Orleans's key role in this complex secret operation through the lens of Camp Algiers, located just three miles from downtown New Orleans.