Richard Auras



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In this letter, dated April 2, 1946, from interned German national Richard Auras to United States Senator William Langer, Auras replies to Langer's letter of March 11, 1946, writing from Ellis Island to thank Langer for his informative reply and his efforts on Auras's behalf. Auras also takes the opportunity to correct some errors in the information Langer had detailed in his letter.

Auras was arrested on December 8, 1941 by the US government under the Alien Enemy Act of 1798 and interned at Fort Lincoln, south of Bismarck, ND.

See also:

Petition and Affidavit By Curt Benedict for Release of Richard Auras from Internment, August 1946

Letter from Richard Auras to William Langer Regarding Internment Status Decision, January 27, 1946

Letter from Senator Langer to Richard Auras Regarding Interment Status Decision, March 11, 1946

Date of Work



Internment, Ellis Island, German, Germany, Fort Lincoln, Richard Auras, World War II, WWII

Organizations Referenced

DAB, Deutsche-Amerikanische Berufsgemeinschaft, FBI, German-American Vocational League, Supreme Court

People Referenced

Di Girolamo, Murphy, Biddle, Schneider, Richard Auras, William Langer

Letter from Richard Auras to Senator Langer Thanking Langer for His Help and Correcting Factual Errors, April 2, 1946