TITLE

The American Protective League

AUTHOR(S)
Hamel, G. J.
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
History Magazine;Nov2008, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the American Protective League (APL), an organization that was created during World War I to spy on German-Americans. The article discusses the structure and expansion of the APL, which was made up of volunteer members across the U.S. who were supposed to report any act of disloyalty by other citizens. The article also discusses the different operations of the APL and places it within the context of U.S. history at the time.
ACCESSION #
34965651

 

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