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Amache : the story of Japanese internment in Colorado during World War II

Author: Robert Harvey
Publisher: Dallas, Tex. : Taylor Trade Pub. ; Lanham, Md. : Distributed by National Book Network, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Taylor Trade Publishing edView all editions and formats
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"On February 19, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order No. 9066, forcing the evacuation of more than 100,000 Japanese-Americans from the West Coast to "settlement camps" inland."
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Harvey, Robert, 1963-
Amache.
Dallas, Tex. : Taylor Trade Pub. ; Lanham, Md. : Distributed by National Book Network, 2003
(OCoLC)607072909
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Harvey
ISBN: 1589790383 9781589790384
OCLC Number: 52348959
Description: ix, 245 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The cost of peace --
"The greatest possible speed is imperative" --
"Colorado must do its duty" --
The desert "way station" --
Colorado's newest city --
"The strange drama" --
"Because we are of different color and race" --
Winning the war --
Going home --
Aftermath.
Responsibility: Robert Harvey.
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