Internment and Emperor

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World War II: Internment of Japanese Americans

Shortly after the attack on Pearl Harbor, President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066, authorizing the secretary of war to designate military zones within the U.S. from which "any or all persons may be excluded." The order was not targeted at any specific group, but it became the …

THE WAR . At Home . Civil Rights . Japanese Americans

At 7:55 AM on Sunday, December 7, 1941, hundreds of Japanese warplanes, launched from aircraft carriers far out at sea, attacked the American Pacific …

Korematsu v. United States

<b>Dissent</b><p>ROBERTS, J., Dissenting Opinion<p>MR. JUSTICE ROBERTS.<p>I dissent, because I think the indisputable facts exhibit a clear violation of …

Japanese American Relocation Digital Archive (JARDA)

On December 7, 1941, Japan bombed Pearl Harbor. The next day, the United States and Britain declared war on Japan. Two months later, on February 19, 1942, the lives of thousands of Japanese Americans were dramatically changed when President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. This …

Face to Face: Stories from the Aftermath of Infamy

Press & Awards<p>Media that Matters Film Festival, New Media Award, 2003<p>Yahoo!, Pick of the Day, June 1, 2003<p>Whatever your take on the topic, this site …

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Main - Densho: Japanese American Incarceration and Japanese Internment

Perhaps because there are so many oral history accounts of Japanese Americans imprisoned in American concentration camps during World War II …

Evacuation and Internment of San Francisco Japanese - 1942

War Relocation Authority Photographs of Japanese-American Evacuation and Resettlement, 1942-1945