Here’s Where It Gets Interesting with Sharon McMahon – Resilience, Episode 6: The Forced Removal of 120 Thousand Japanese Americans

After President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, General John DeWitt issued over 100 exclusion orders in quick succession and demanded that all Japanese Americans – even those with as little as one-sixteenth ancestry – prepare themselves for being sent to incarceration camps. They had less than two weeks to pack up – to give up everything they owned, everything they treasured – and prepare for the unknown.

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