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75 Years Later, Leupp Japanese Internment Camp On Navajo Nation Remembered


December 6, 2018

During World War II after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, President Franklin Roosevelt signed an executive order to lock up 120,000 Japanese-Americans in isolation camps across the West.

His order said: "The successful prosecution of the war requires every possible protection against espionage and against sabotage."


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