The Civil Rights Act of 1988 (HR442) awarded redress to all surviving internees or their relatives. President George Bush sent this formal apology letter along with a $20,000 check.
The 442d Regimental Combat Team was originally manned by Japanese American volunteers from Hawaii and the U.S. mainland, along with soldiers already serving in uniform. In July 1944, it combined wi…
Go For Broke Association Hawaii Chapter
Welcome to Go For Broke Association. The GO FOR BROKE ASSOCIATION was formed by a group of former members of the 100th Battalion, 442nd Infantry (USAR), who were vitally interested in keeping alive the spirit and traditions of this famous unit. Formally a veteran's organization, the Association is intended to support the United States Army Reserve unit which bears the name and heritage of the original unit, as well as to create a civilian-based association for members and former members of…
Hog farm, Manzanar Relocation Center, California
1 photographic print : gelatin silver. | 1 negative : safety film. | Hogs in pens being tended by a group of men, barn and mountains in the distance.
Did the United States Put Its Own Citizens in Concentration Camps During WWII?
Why did the U.S. create Japanese internment camps during WWII? Read about the Japanese internment camps at HowStuffWorks.