Democracy on trial : the Japanese American evacuation and relocation in World War II / Page Smith.

In 1942, following Pearl Harbor, President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066, which authorized the U.S. Army to "exclude" "all persons" considered a threat to national security. In the final analysis these turned out to be some 110,000 Japanese Americans. Losing t...

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Online Access: Full Text (via Internet Archive)
Main Author: Smith, Page
Format: eBook
Published: New York : Simon & Schuster, c1995.
Table of Contents:
  • The United States "opens" Japan
  • Imperial Japan
  • Japanese in America
  • And what did they do?
  • Yamato Damashii
  • A divided people
  • The aftermath of Pearl Harbor
  • The decision nobody made
  • Terminal Island and the Tolan Committee
  • Voluntary evacuation
  • Tachinoki (evacuate)
  • Farm property
  • The War Relocation Authority
  • The assembly centers
  • The National Japanese American Student Relocation Council
  • The relocation centers
  • Trouble in the centers
  • Resettlement
  • Registration
  • Segregation
  • Tule Lake
  • The draft
  • Social and cultural life
  • Closing the relocation centers
  • The return: shushoku
  • Loose ends.