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A Day That Will Live in Infamy

A guard tower at Heart Mountain—
the barbed wire and armed guards were to keep people in.

Seventy-five years ago, on February 19, 1942, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, which established so-called Military Zones in the United States, a national policy based on fear and racism. 579 more words


Madeleine Sugimoto

“I think that as a child, I feel that I was protected because my parents and their friends and my grandparents never really spoke about anything in regard to what was happening. 3,146 more words


This next passage is about my uncle and aunt’s pet dog whom we all loved before the War.   

Poochie was an intelligent dog.  She learned to sit, shake hands, bow, stand, speak, stay, and fetch.  996 more words

Japanese American