An Internment Camp Within an Internment Camp

For Japanese-Americans, Feb. 19 marks the Day of Remembrance. That's the day in 1942 when President Franklin Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066 and put into motion the government's forced removal and imprisonment of more than 110,000 Americans of Japanese ancestry — 60 percent of whom were American citizens. Military officials considered anyone of Japanese descent, whether a U.S. citizen or not, to be a potential spy and a security risk. With little notice, Japanese were gathered up...Full Story
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