Infamy : the shocking story of the Japanese American internment in World War II / Richard Reeves.
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- ISBN: 9780805094084
- ISBN: 0805094083
- Physical Description: xxi, 342 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York, New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2015.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages -322) and index.
Pearl Harbor : December 7, 1941 -- By order of the President : signing of Executive Order 9066, February 19, 1942 -- Only what they could carry : Public Proclamation Number 1, March 2, 1942 -- "Keep this a white man's country" : the opening of the concentration camps, March 22 to October 6, 1942 -- A desert Christmas : December 25, 1942 -- Uncle Sam, finally, wants you : Nisei enlistment, January 29, 1943 -- "Loyals" and "disloyals" : Tule Lake, September 1943 -- "Is that the American way?" : Heart Mountain draft resistance, February 1944 -- "Go for broke" : the Lost Battalion, October 30, 1944 -- Going "home" : V-J Day, August 15, 1945.
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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World War, 1939-1945 > Japanese Americans.