The Japanese Relocation
What our nation's leaders did not want us to see
What do we "know"?
What we were told was that the Japanese Americans were happy to relocate because they wanted to do anything to help the war effort. Without resistence or grudge, they packed up their belongings and moved their lives half way around the country. But is this what really happened?
Here are some Japanese prisoners being forced to board the evacuation train by armed soilders
This picture shows the town of Chalmers, California. This town was burned to the ground by non-Japanese citizens who were angered by these townspeople resisting relocation.
What we now know
Now we know that almost all Japanese Americans did not want to relocate to the middle of the country. In fact, they were forced by Americans against their will to give up their lives for four entire years