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The Colonel and the Pacifist: Karl R. Bendetsen, Perry H. Saito, and the Incarceration of Japanese Americans During World War II

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EXECUTIVE ORDER 9066. In February 1942, ten weeks after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, President Franklin D. Roosevelt put his signature to a piece of paper that allowed the forced removal of Americans of Japanese ancestry from their West Coast homes, and their incarceration in makeshift camps. Those are the facts. But two faces emerge from behind these facts: Karl R. Bendetsen, the Army major who was promoted to full colonel and placed in charge of the evacuation after formulating the concept of "military necessity," ...

The Colonel and the Pacifist: Karl R. Bendetsen, Perry H. Saito, and the Incarceration of Japanese Americans During World War II 2004, University of Utah Press

ISBN-13: 9780874807882

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