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Worked into a fury

In 1942, the U.S. government moved more than 100,00 people of Japanese ancestry living on the mainland to camps across the country. These were called internment camps, and 62% of the internees were United States citizens. 1,234 more words


Manzanar Documentary

The other week I drove up to Manzanar National Park in order to film a documentary about the park’s location and history as an internment camp during World War II. 18 more words

Black And White

What Are You Working On, Sean Stanley?

Post written by Sean Stanley, Intern at Go For Broke National Education Center

I am currently working on an interview with Mr. Roy Matsumoto, who served among the Merrill’s Marauders in Burma and Southeast Asia. 371 more words

Nisei Soldiers

Under The Silk Hibiscus

Alice Wisler! Welcome to India’s Crown. Yes, indeed! We’re so glad to have you! It’s Caryl in green :)  I’ve been checking out your book for some time, mostly due to the international setting. 1,028 more words

Christian Fiction

About the Authors: Alan Hino

Post written by Alan Hino, Intern at Go For Broke National Education Center

My name is Alan Hino, and I am an Intern at the Go For Broke National Education Center. 199 more words

Nisei Soldiers

Trope-a-Day: Prison Ship

Prison Ship: The Empire doesn’t use them as prisons – it finds the whole notion of prison really quite unspeakably barbaric – but lots of other polities have figured out the advantage of a prison surrounded in every dimension by a few million miles of vacuum.  98 more words


BBC News - The prisoners of Ruhleben

Originally posted on BBC News.

A recent Magazine article looked at a World War One internment camp in Germany, in which the civilian inmates created a miniature version of Britain, complete with roads named after London streets, a horticultural association and a cricket club. 139 more words

20th Century