Published by Brandywine Press in 1995, 116 pages. Paperback (N4586)
This book charts the history of Camp Pomona in California during the Second World War, when it was used as an assembly centre for the collection and internment of Japanese Americans.
This period is widely regarded as one of the most shameful in America's history, and in the 1980's President Reagan apologised and paid reparations to the people involved. It occured after Pearl Harbour, when the American Government decided to imprison tens of thousands of American citizens simply because they came from Japanese roots. Citing security concerns (when in reality it was little more than government sponsored racism), over 100,000 men, women and children were forcibly removed from their homes and imprisoned. Many were American citizens...
Condition of the book is generally good. The cover has one or two very minor scuffs, but staple spine is intact and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound.