Shadowed by Lies




African Americans in World War II

Allen, Robert L. The Port Chicago Mutiny: The Story of the Largest Mass Mutiny Trial in U.S. Naval History. Berkeley, CA: Heyday Books, 1993.

Hamann, Jack. On American Soil: How Justice Became a Casualty of World War II. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2005.

McGuire, Phillip. Taps for a Jim Crow Army: Letters from Black Soldiers in World War II. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 1993.

Moore, Christopher Paul. Fighting for America: Black Soldiers—the Unsung Heroes of World War II. New York: One World, 2005.



Lemish, Michael G. War Dogs: Canines in Combat. Dulles, VA: Brassey’s Inc., 1996.

Putney, DVM, USMC (ret.), Captain William W. Always Faithful: A Memoir of the Marine Dogs of WWII. New York: The Free Press, 2001.

Rottman, Gordon L. Guam 1941 & 1944: Loss and Reconquest. Botley, Oxford, UK: Osprey Publishing Ltd., 2004.

The History Channel: Pacific: The Lost Evidence: Guam. 2004.


Italian Americans in World War II

DiStasi, Lawrence, ed. Una Storia Segreta: The Secret History of Italian American Evacuation and Internment during World War II. Berkeley, CA: Heyday Books, 2001.

Fox, Stephen. UnCivil Liberties: Italian Americans Under Siege During World War II. United States: Universal Publishers, 2000. Originally published as The Unknown Internment: An Oral History of the Relocation of Italian Americans during World War II, Twayne’s Oral History Series. Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1990.

LaGumina, Salvatore J., ed. The Italian American Experience: An Encyclopedia. In Garland Reference Library of the Humanities. New York: Routledge, 1999.

Italian Prisoners of War

Camilla Calamandrei. Prisoners in Paradise. Documentary film, 2001. www.prisonersinparadise.com.


The Bay Area, World War II

Archibald, Katherine. Wartime Shipyard: A Study in Social Disunity. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1947.

Bastin, Donald. Images of America: Richmond. San Francisco: Arcadia Publishing, 2003.

Camp, William Martin. Skip to My Lou. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1945.

Cole, Susan D. Richmond—Windows to the Past. Richmond, CA: Wildcat Canyon Books, 1980.

Fabry, Joseph. Swing Shift: Building the Liberty Ships. San Francisco: Strawberry Hill Press, 1982.

Graves, Donna. Mapping Richmond’s World War II Home Front: A Historical Report Prepared for National Park Service Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park. 2004.

Johnson, Marilyn S. The Second Gold Rush: Oakland and the East Bay in World War II. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1993.

McLeod, Dean L. Images of America: Port Chicago. San Francisco: Arcadia Publishing, 2007.

Moore, Shirley Ann Wilson. To Place Our Deeds: The African American Community in Richmond, California, 1910–1963. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2001.

Roselius, Donna, et al., eds. This Point in Time: An Historic View of Point Richmond. Point Richmond, CA: Point Richmond History Association, 1980.

Veronico, Nicholas A. Images of America: World War II Shipyards by the Bay. San Francisco: Arcadia Publishing Company, 2007.

Clinard, Marshall B. The Black Market: A Study of White Collar Crime. New York: Rinehart & Company, 1952.

Goodwin, Doris Kearns. No Ordinary Time: Franklin & Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II. New York: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 1994.

Lotchin, Roger W., ed. The Way We Really Were: The Golden State in the Second Great War. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2000.

O’Brien, Kenneth Paul, and Lynn Hudson Parsons, eds. The Home-Front War: World War II and American Society. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1995.

Starr, Kevin. Embattled Dreams: California in War and Peace, 1940–1950. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.

Stickney, Zephorene. “Code Breakers: The Secret Service.” Wheaton Quarterly, spring 2011.