TITLE

Concentration Camp: U. S. Style

AUTHOR(S)
Nakashima, Ted
PUB. DATE
June 1942
SOURCE
New Republic;6/15/42, Vol. 106 Issue 24, p822
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the experience of a Japanese American native about concentration camp in the U.S., arranged for Japanese Americans during the World War II. Information about the family background of the native; Description of the camp as a penitentiary with armed guards in towers, deadly tommy guns, and barbed-wire fences; Orders for guards to shoot anyone approaching within twenty feet of the fences; Detailing of the apartments and their architecture; Problems of the food and sanitation in the camps; Comparison of the old American life with that of regimented life; Expectation for good treatment to the Japanese Americans by the army and U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt's promise for a better future.
ACCESSION #
14691858

 

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