It killed more people, cost more money, damaged more property, affected more people, and caused more far-reaching changes in nearly every country than any other war in history. The number of people killed, wounded, or missing between September and September can never be calculated, but it is estimated that more than 55 million people perished. More than 50 countries took part in the war, and the whole world felt its effects. Men fought in almost every part of the world, on every continent except Antarctica.
Intelligence gathered before the attack indicated that Japan was recruiting spies and had already secured a spy network there [source: However, whether certain officials knew about this -- and whether it motivated their support for the relocation efforts -- is a matter of debate.
Immediately after the attack on Pearl Harbor, government officials rounded up who they considered potentially dangerous aliens for review. This included more than 1, aliens from Japan, but also some from Germany and Italy.
After review, some aliens were released, and others were sent to detention camps.
Soon, the government imposed curfews and travel restrictions on Japanese-Americans living on the West Coast. Meanwhile, Canada also enforced a relocation policy, which required more than 20, Japanese-Canadians to move from the West Coast to other regions or camps.
As a result, aboutpeople, both first-generation issei and second-generation nisei Japanese-Americans living on the West Coast were forced to go to temporary assembly centers and then to relocation camps, regardless of citizenship. Although the executive order primarily affected Japanese living on the West Coast, it also resulted in hundreds of Italian-Americans and German-Americans being banned from zones on both coasts [source: With about two weeks notice at most, Japanese on the West Coast had to leave their homes behind and bring with them only what they could carry.
They lived in the assembly centers such as military barracks or repurposed fairgrounds under military control for months until the late summer ofwhen they were finally sent to one of 10 internment camps.Newbery Honor author Kirby Larson brings us the first new Dear America diary in years, taking readers through the attack on Pearl Harbor, the start of World War II, and the Japanese incarceration.
In putting the Pearl Harbor attack into context, Japanese writers repeatedly contrast the thousands of U.S. non-combatants killed there with the hundreds of thousands of Japanese civilians killed in U.S.
air attacks on Japan later in the war, even without mentioning the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the United States.
The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki killed about people and became the most dreadful slaughter of civilians in modern history. However, for many years there was a curious gap in the photographic records. Although the names of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were incised into our memories.
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