Imprisoned

Imprisoned

The Betrayal of Japanese Americans During World War II

Book - 2013
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Drawing from interviews and oral histories, chronicles the history of Japanese American survivors of internment camps.
Publisher: New York : Walker Books For Young Readers, 2013
ISBN: 9780802722775
0802722776
9780802722782
0802722784
Branch Call Number: 940.531 Sa
Characteristics: 176 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm

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AL_CYNTHIA Nov 18, 2016

Great read for an short update on the internment of Japanese Americans during WWII. Not to say that I read everything on this topic, but many of the photos I had not seen before. I have placed a hold for Ansel Adams Born Free and Equal, his internment photos from the Manzanar camp. Personal family history is intertwined in this book.

Japanese-American regiment liberated the prisoners in Dachau concentration camp, ironically, since their relatives back in America had been rounded up and put in relocation camps during the war. Sandler tells the story of these camps and the life in them, and what their inhabitants faced when the war was over and they left the camps. Illus. with photos.

LMcShaneCLE Apr 03, 2014

Great resource book - for this difficult period in American history after Pearl Harbor. Relates to current immigration issues and defining who is American - and, gives perspective to anti-Muslim sentiment after 9/11.

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Feb 22, 2016

bellaboo81 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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