Japanese-American's in WWII

First Years of the Wold War ll

During the early years of World War II,Japanese Americans were forcibly relocated from their homes in the Pacific Coast states because military leaders and public opinion combined to fan unproven fears of sabotage.

Arrival of the 100th Infantry Battalion

Friday, June 5th 1942 at 5am

Fort McCoy Barrens State Natural Area, Sparta, WI, United States

Sparta, WI

The 100th Infantry Battalion was engaged in heavy action during the war taking part in multiple campaigns. The 100th was made up of Nisei who were originally members of the Hawaii National Guard. Sent to the mainland as the Hawaii Provisional Infantry Battalion on June 5, 1942, the 1,432 original members of the 100th were stationed first at Camp McCoy and later at Camp Shelby for combat training.

Most Important Dates Of The World War ll

Event Date: Event Title:

1st Sep, 1939. Germany Invaded Poland and Britain and France declare war on germany

10th Sep, 1939. Canada declares war on Germany.

10th Jul, 1940. Start of Battle of Britain.

22nd Jun, 1941. Germany invades Soviet Union.

22nd June, 1941. Germany invades Soviet Union.

Under the codename Operation "Barbarossa," Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union on June 22, 1941, in the largest German military operation of World War II.

The destruction of the Soviet Union by military force, the permanent elimination of the perceived Communist threat to Germany, and the seizure of prime land within Soviet borders for long-term German settlement had been a core policy of the Nazi movement since the 1920s.