internment camp


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Noun1.internment camp - a camp for prisoners of warinternment camp - a camp for prisoners of war    
camp - a penal institution (often for forced labor); "China has many camps for political prisoners"
gulag - a Russian prison camp for political prisoners
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In conjunction with the induction of Chicago Cubs longtime clubhouse manager Yosh Kawano to the Cactus League Hall of Fame, American Pastime provides an intimate look into the lives of Japanese Americans detained at internment camps during WW II and the significance of baseball in Japanese American culture.
Korematsu was resisting Executive Order 9066, signed by then-President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, which resulted in more than 115,000 people of Japanese descent being sent to internment camps.
Nakata recalled working in a kitchen at the Idaho internment camp upon his arrival.
2 Engage: Play the video spotlighting a Japanese-American's return to an internment camp.
Ina, the internment camp survivor, added that she was perturbed by what she called "euphemistic language" that the agency uses when talking about the detention centers.
Critique: An impressive work of seminal scholarly research utilizing original source materials, "The Little Third Reich on Lake Superior: A History of Canadian Internment Camp R" is a substantial and unique contribution that is very highly recommended for academic library 20th Century Canadian History reference collections in general, and World War II supplemental studies reading lists in particular.
on But it is the internment camp which will shock many today, with most internees exiles and refugees from Nazi Germany and largely deemed "low to medium risk".
His mother collects bread crumbs to stock up in case the government stops supplying the internment camp with food.
Ali, picked up as a Turk enemy alien (he and Zeynep are actually Alevi Kurds) and sent to the Kapuskasing prison internment camp, tells less of the story, including a subplot about his involvement with a young Cree woman who wants to become a nurse.
LAHORE -- The Lahore High Court Tuesday directed family members of 14 Pakistanis, recently released from Bagram Theatre Internment Camp, Afghanistan, to approach the Ministry of Interior to meet their relatives.
Takei became an activist for civil rights for African-Americans and reparations for internment camp victims.
Adelmo hailed from Barga in Tuscany and his occasionally rocky road to riches - via an internment camp on the Isle Of Man during World War II - is also the story of Italian immigration to Great Britain.