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These camps were totally different from the 10 civilian detention internment camps.
It is important to note that just those Americans of Japanese descent were systematically removed from their homes on the West Coast and relocated to internment camps.
Please describe the political climate and public opinion after Pearl Harbor and during the period which followed, in which Japanese American population was in the internment camps.
Like many Indigenous people, Ed Metatawabin recalled the apology to Japanese-Canadians who were placed in internment camps during the Second World War.
In the spring of 1942, military authorities, acting with the authority of the president of the United States, incarcerated all persons of Japanese ancestry in the western part of the country: 120,000 men, women, and children; young and old; citizen and alien alike were required to turn themselves in and live in federally operated internment camps.
Although I had heard of the internment camps, like most non-Japanese-Americans, I did not know much about this chapter in American history.
internment camps, the film weaves a rich story of a Japanese-American father and his two sons, whose love of family, country, music and the game of baseball help them find the strength to survive indignity and injustice.
has written this book about the Japanese-Americans who actually resisted the internment camps during World War II, most notably the 200 soldiers who were drafted but refused to serve while their families were detained.
One of the tragic consequences of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 was the panicked reaction of the American government resulting in the forcible relocation of the Japanese Americans into internment camps for the duration of the war years.