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Bracero railroaders : the forgotten World War II story of Mexican workers in the U.S. West

Author: Erasmo Gamboa
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erasmo Gamboa
ISBN: 9780295998329 0295998326
OCLC Number: 933273549
Description: xi, 236 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Labor and the railroad industry before World War II --
The Great Depression, deportations, and recovery --
We will need the Mexicans back --
Railroad track workers needed; where are the domestic laborers? --
Bracero railroaders, "soldiers of democracy" --
Contractual promises to keep --
The perils of being a bracero --
The deception further exposed --
Split families: repercussions at home and away --
Victory and going home --
Forgotten railroad soldiers --
Epilogue.
Other Titles: Forgotten World War II story of Mexican workers in the U.S. West
Responsibility: Erasmo Gamboa.
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