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And Justice for All: An Oral History of the Japanese American Detention Camps

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At the outbreak of World War II, more than 115,000 Japanese American civilians living on the West Coast of the United States were rounded up and sent to desolate "relocation" camps, where most spent the duration of the war. In this poignant and bitter yet inspiring oral history, John Tateishi allows thirty Japanese Americans, victims of this trauma, to speak for themselves. And Justice for All captures the personal feelings and experiences of the only group of American citizens ever to be confined in ...

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Overview

At the outbreak of World War II, more than 115,000 Japanese American civilians living on the West Coast of the United States were rounded up and sent to desolate "relocation" camps, where most spent the duration of the war. In this poignant and bitter yet inspiring oral history, John Tateishi allows thirty Japanese Americans, victims of this trauma, to speak for themselves. And Justice for All captures the personal feelings and experiences of the only group of American citizens ever to be confined in concentration camps in the United States. In this new edition of the book, which was originally published in 1984, an Afterword by the author brings up to date the lives of those he interviewed.

University of Washington Press

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Thirty Japanese Americans offer personal recollections of their experiences in detention camps during WWII. Originally published in 1984 by Random House, New York and Toronto. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknew.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780295977850
  • Publisher: University of Washington Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/1999
  • Pages: 308
  • Sales rank: 641,855
  • Lexile: 930L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Preface to the Original Edition
Introduction
Jerome 3
Manzanar 16
Heart Mountain 18
Manzanar 23
Manzanar 27
Topaz 32
Minidoka 38
"Volunteer" Evacuee Grand Junction, Colorado 51
Topaz 60
Minidoka 62
Manzanar 94
Rowher 100
Poston 108
Tule Lake 113
Tule Lake 442nd Regimental Combat Team, France, Italy 120
Tule Lake 124
Bismarck, North Dakota 141
Tule Lake 146
Heart Mountain 152
Tule Lake 442nd Regimental Combat Team, France, Italy 157
Heart Mountain 168
Topaz 442nd Regimental Combat Team, France, Italy 176
Manzanar 186
Jerome 208
Minidoka 213
Manzanar 222
Manzanar 227
Minidoka 239
Tule Lake 242
442nd Regimental Combat Team, Italy 250
Afterword 260
About the Author 263
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