An estimated 33,000 Japanese Americans served in the U.S. military during World War II, of which 20,000 joined the Army. Approximately 800 were killed in action. Nisei troops were amongst the first to enter Dachau.
Carry on, chaps.
That is true but the executive order authorising internment was still signed by Roosevelt and despite what Malcolm said Roosevelt's record on civil rights was actually quite poor one thing that is ignored is that many of the New Deal programs were segregated in order to appease the Dixiecrats.Andy McDandy wrote: ↑Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:52 amThe part played by the Californian establishment shouldn't be overlooked either. They saw an opportunity to seize the generally profitable and valuable Japanese-American owned farmlands outside LA. Just remember that they were the same people who turned their backs on predominantly WASP "Okies" during the depression. Wild and crazy liberal California was some way in the future.
Sorry, I don't seem to be able to find it. I'll get back to you.
The interment of many Japanese/American citizens during WWII was very much a notable blot on FDR's record, but pobody's nerfect.
That is a blatent twisting of my words.
Makes a change...The Weeping Angel wrote: ↑Wed Oct 14, 2020 7:05 pmThat is a blatent twisting of my words.
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