Liberation of the Angels of Bataan from Santo Tomas
US Army photo 1945
On February 11, 1945, 3,785 internees were liberated and finally evacuated from Santo Tomas in the Philippines. 542 more words
(Published on March 29, 2016 in The Huffington Post) The Oregonian photo page from May 10, 1942 somehow, someway found smiling young internees effortlessly going about their daily lives behind barb wire and armed soldiers. 1,224 more words
Talk from the president-elect’s people about creating registries for Muslims is frightening and deplorable from top to bottom (including a real life incident of a surrogate citing the WWII Japanese internment camps as precedent) but it has a much longer history in the United States than just this one bigot, a history we should all seriously reflect on.