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After Japan bombed Pearl Harbor, President Roosevelt signed an executive order that forced more than , Japanese Americans into primitive camps for the rest of war. Their only crime: looking like the enemy.
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In Infamy , acclaimed historian Richard Reeves delivers a sweeping narrative of this atrocity. We also learn of internees who joined the military to fight for the country that had imprisoned their families, even as others fought for their rights all the way to the Supreme Court. Racism and war hysteria led to one of the darkest episodes in American history.
But by recovering the past, Infamy has given voice to those who ultimately helped the nation better understand the true meaning of patriotism. See All Customer Reviews.
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