An Alien Place

An Alien Place: The Fort Missoula Detention Camp 1941-1944

First Aired Wednesday, March 31, 2016

An Alien Place chronicles the history and experiences of the 1,200 Italian and 1,000 Japanese nationals held at Fort Missoula by the Department of Justice from 1941-1944. As foreign nationals and not US citizens, these men were arrested and sent to Fort Missoula. Japanese internees were subject to loyalty hearings conducted by the Department of Justice