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The defining moment for many Japanese Americans of my parents' generation was the bombing...
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Almost immediately after the attack on Pearl Harbor in December, 1941, most Japanese-Americans were rounded up and transported to concentration camps across the United States. Nearly every Japanese family in my home town of Kent, Washington was removed. Less than half returned following World War II. I am not proud to say that one of the most famous images of Japanese relocation was this photo, taken in Kent, in January, 1942: In our war hysteria, we didn't want any Japanese Americans near…
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22 Chilling Pictures Of Life At Japanese Internment Camps - The barbed wire fences of the Japanese Internment Camp Upton in New York, Nov, 3, 1941.
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Japanese-American college students during their relocation to an internment camp. Sacramento, 1942. - History
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Between 1942 and 1946, approximately 120,000 Japanese Americans were forced into incarceration camps in the US.
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The Congressional Gold Medal was awarded to the the 100th Infantry Battalion, 442nd Regimental Combat Team, and Military Intelligence Service.
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These photographs from 1944 take us to the camp at Manzanar, California, where Ansel Adams gained entry and recorded life inside.
There are plenty of Japanese internment camp horror stories to be told. They're not easy to read, but necessary to understand how fear can undermine the ...
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