Manzanar War Relocation Center (Part 3 Highway 395 story)

Entrance to Manzanar

1 camp, 10,000 lives and 10,000 stories. After the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor by the Japanese, then President Franklin D. Roosevelt, fearing that Japanese Americans might sympathize with Japan and work against the US, signed an executive order allowing military personnel to remove any or all persons in this category residing in the West Coast. Continue Reading →