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WWII Interactive Lightbox!
WWI Interactive Lightbox
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The Aftermath of Pearl Harbor
Dispatch from Pearl Harbor announcing attack.
President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signing the Declaration of War.
Prelude to the Japanese Exodus photo by Dorothea Lange.
This is the order that led to the internment of all Japanese-Americans. On December 7, 1941, the day of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, there were more than 110,000 people of Japanese descent living on the West Coast of the United States. Within a few months, this entire population was gone. Out of fears of espionage and sabotage along the Pacific, the government removed Japanese American men, women, and children from their homes and placed them in internment camps in the interior of the country. Two-thirds of the internees were U.S. citizens. None of them was ever charged with a crime.(from Smithsonian Education: Japanese Internment)
Manzanar: One Camp, Ten Thousand Stories