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In this letter, dated December 11, 1945, from Senator William Langer to Richard Auras, Langer replies to Auras's letter of November 27 of the same year asking for help in securing his release from internment at Fort Lincoln.
Auras, a German national attending college in San Francisco, 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.
Langer writes that he will continue to do his best to secure the Auras's release.
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
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Internment, Ellis Island, German, Germany, Fort Lincoln, Richard Auras, World War II, WWII
Richard Auras, William Langer
Langer, William, "Letter from Senator Langer to Interned German National Richard Auras, December 11, 1945" (1945). William Langer Papers. 141.