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    Akiya Family (from San Francisco), interned at the Heart Mountain Camp, Wyoming, 1942

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    American troops rest in a courtyard during the drive towards Rome, World War II. Read more: World War II in Color: The Italian Campaign and the Road to Rome, 1944 |

    This Japanese-American grandmother waiting to be moved to an internment camp during World War II.

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    Japanese-Americans being moved to internment camps.

    Ben Kuroki - flew a total of 58 combat missions during World War II, and is the only Japanese-American in the United States Army Air Forces to serve in combat operations in the Pacific theater of World War II.

    Child soldiers in World War II

    Black American GIs Park Street Bristol - During the Second World War, a large number of American troops were stationed in or near Bristol. They included black soldiers, who were based in Muller’s Orphanage on Ashley Down in Bristol. Bristol people were on the whole friendly towards the American soldiers, including the black soldiers. The white American soldiers were horrified to see white women dancing with black men. But there was no racism in Bristol’s institutions at that time.

    "A Little Behind on my Mail" ~ Cute WWII comic postcard with excuses to check off for tardy communications back to the home front, 1942.

    Memorial de homenaje a las mujeres de la Segunda Guerra Mundial en Whitehall Drive.

    Josephine Baker in her World War II Uniform, c. 1945. During World War II, she worked with the French resistance movement. Using her career as a cover, Baker carried secret messages written in invisible ink on her sheet music!!

    Eugene Jacques Bullard (1919) The first African-American combat pilot, was one of 200 Americans who flew for France in World War I.

    Alan Turing Father of Computer Science. Single-handedly won World War II by cracking the Enigma code

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    In a Japanese Internment Camp

    7up (World War II), 1944

    Retro Salvation Army poster from World War II

    American WW2 poster

    March 23, 1942: The U.S. government begins moving Japanese Americans from their West Coast homes to detention centers. An unlikely World War II love story at the Jerome camp in Arkansas.