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Infamy : the shocking story of the Japanese American internment in World War II

Author: Richard Reeves
Publisher: New York : Picador, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Picador edView all editions and formats
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Former Frontline journalist Reeves (Portrait of Camelot) examines the key causes and dire consequences of the Japanese-American internment in relocation camps during WWII, concentrating on a shortsighted military strategy and anti-Japanese sentiment following the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Reeves
ISBN: 1250081688 9781250081681
OCLC Number: 905685657
Description: xxiii, 342 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Contents: 1. Pearl Harbor : December 7, 1941 --
2. By order of the President : signing of Executive Order 9066 : February 19, 1942 --
3. Only what they could carry : Public Proclamation Number I : March 2, 1942 --
4. "Keep this a white man's country" : the opening of the concentration camps : March 22 to October 6, 1942 --
5. A desert Christmas : December 25, 1942 --
6. Uncle Sam, finally, wants you : Nisei enlistment, January 29, 1943 --
7. "Loyals" and "disloyals" : Tule Lake : September 1943 --
8. "Is that the American way?" : Heart Mountain draft resistance : February 1944 --
9. "Go for broke" : the Lost Battalion, October 30, 1944 --
10. Going "home" : V-J Day : August 15, 1945.
Responsibility: Richard Reeves.

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Former Frontline journalist Reeves (Portrait of Camelot) examines the key causes and dire consequences of the Japanese-American internment in relocation camps during WWII, concentrating on a shortsighted military strategy and anti-Japanese sentiment following the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor.

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