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The Horseshoe curve : Sabotage and subversion in the railroad city

by McIlnay, Dennis P.

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About the Nazi plot to destroy the horseshoe curve near Altoona, Pennsylvania. The FBI's arrest of 225 Altoonan's on July 1 1942 as "alien enemies"--Suspected Nazi sympathizers -- and the controversial internment of 15,000 German and Italian Americans in the United States. The human drama of buildin... Full description

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Summary: About the Nazi plot to destroy the horseshoe curve near Altoona, Pennsylvania. The FBI's arrest of 225 Altoonan's on July 1 1942 as "alien enemies"--Suspected Nazi sympathizers -- and the controversial internment of 15,000 German and Italian Americans in the United States. The human drama of building the Pennsylvania Railroad and the Horseshoe Curve. The Horseshoe Curve seamlessly blends information from 300 sources, including FBI files acquired though the Freedom of Information Act to tell this story.
Physical Description: 455 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references ([375]-443) and index.
ISBN: 9780977980529
0977980529
0977980510
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