Attack on Pearl harbor in my words;An army airmans story.Attack on Pearl Harbor
The morning of Dec. 7,1941 Jappanese plan figters attacked U.S naval base at Pear Harbor. Two hours later 2,400 americans dead and 21 ships damged or gone war hystiera sezied the country.
As I had just awoken i felt the ground begain to shake.Sounds of bombs,and yelling filled the air.Stepping out to the dead bodies covered in red.I then knew it was real.
Swap of suspects;An american citizens story.Proclamation
Signed by President Roosevelt proclamation 2525 gives power to U.S Goverment to reloacte anyone believed to be of military value.
As i heard of the bombing of pear harbor my first thought was keeping our country safe.Finding out President Roosevelt signed the reloaction of any alien enemies,and hearing of some people being against it.I found it our right to have a safe piece of mind.
Executive Order 9066;A Japanses child's storyExecutive order 9066
President Roosevelt authorized the internment of tens of thousands of American citizens of Japanese ancestry and resident aliens from Japan.
Being woken up and told i only had enough time to get a few things,I was confused.As my family and i left the house i saw some bodies of neighboors dead on the ground.That monment was when i becaome afaird.Afarird for my the life of my family,friends,and myself.
Mazanar Interment camp;American chils pov.10,000 homed
10,000 japanese moved to mazanar camp.
"Interment camps" "Move the japs" Headlins were everywhere.I didnt know what to think.My mommy said it was for the bad people who harmed us.I felt scared,and worried.
Refusing to Move;Milatry offical's storyPublic Law 503
President Roosevelt signs Public Law 503.Federal crime for a person ordered to leave a military area to refuse to do so.
The morning of March 21,1942 i got word to move a family to a different location.Upon removal they refused.I was given orders,I had repeated.They still wouldnt move.The only thing left to do was to arrest them.
Volunteers for all-Japanese American team;A young mens pov.Volunteer
plans to form an all-Japanese American Combat team to be made up of volunteers from both the mainland and Hawaii.
Having to take a quiz to fight agaisnt my family.I couldnt go and fight knowing i had my grandparents there.Killing anyone seemed wrong for me.Thoughts of what if i know they're family?I couldnt take away from them as it had done to me.
loyalty questionnaire:A Japanese-American storyloyalty questionaire
Registration of all persons over 17 years of age for Army recruitment, segregation and relocation begins at most of the internment camps.
They throw me a paper at me and said "Fill it out".I started at the paper and read some words.I was being asked if i was loyal to my counrty that i loved.I had never known of any other place.
D-Day;An armys man storyD-Day
June 6, 1944, 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy.
As i watche everyone line up.It became unreal to me.I tried to blink my eyes and it wouldnt go away.
Closed camps;An Japanese-american storyClosed camps
The director of the WRA announces that all relocation centers will be closed by the end of 1945
Learning camps were closing.I coouldnt be happier.I couldnt believe i had made it through evrything.
Free at last;An japanese american storyFree
442--All Japanese American Regiment frees prisoners at Dachau Concentration Camps
"Woke up you're going home" Thats what i was awoken too.I didnt know if i should feel happy or be worried of what wqas next to come.
Kissing the war goodbye;An americans povD-DayOn August 14, 1945, it was announced that Japan had surrendered unconditionally to the Allies, effectively ending
The morning of Aug. 14,1945 i learned the Japanese had surrended.My husband was coming home.
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