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Years of infamy : the untold story of America's concentration camps

Author: Michi Weglyn
Publisher: New York : Morrow, 1976.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An account of the evacuation and internment of 110,000 Japanese Americans during World War II.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michi Weglyn
ISBN: 0688029965 9780688029968 0688079962 9780688079963
OCLC Number: 1863436
Awards: Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, 1977.
Description: 351 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The secret Munson report --
Hostages --
"So the army could handle the Japs" --
Outcasts --
Reentry into America --
"Dear Mr. President" --
Storm warnings --
Loyalty --
disloyalty --
Tule Lake --
Appendices. Knox demand for wholesale internment of Hawaiian Japanese --
Addendum, March 11, 1942, to J.C.S. 11, February 12, 1942, adopted by the Joint U.S. Chiefs of Staff on March 9, 1942 --
Distribution of Japanese relief goods received on exchange ship M.S. Gripsholm on December 1, 1943 --
Surveillance behind barbed wire --
Censorship of relocation center publications --
Presidential proclamation no. 2655 --
Selected documents relating to hostage-reserve project --
Memorandum to Cordell Hull: postwar deportation of Japanese Americans discussed in relation to possible measures to be pursued by Canada --
Army warning to Governor Earl Warren that returnees must be allowed safe return --
Jay Franklin's covering memorandum; naval communication service memorandum --
Leave clearance interview questions --
Convinced that pending high court cases would be lost, Biddle refuses to prosecute on the basis of executive order 9066 --
The stockade --
To liberate or not to liberate --
Renunciation --
Native American aliens --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: by Michi Weglyn.

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An account of the evacuation and internment of 110,000 Japanese Americans during World War II.

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