Without commerce Japanese American internees were left to accomplish manual labor in the camps

A long line of Japanese Americans awaits to board a bus taking them to a national nightmare

Japanese American men attend an education session in one of the detention camps

White guards in an internment camp march through the population

Japanese American internees march in a Fourth of July Parade as a demonstration of their loyalty

High school seniors, wrongfully imprisoned, graduate into an uncertain future

The Japanese American Memorial to Patriotism During World War II honors those Japanese Americans who endured humiliation and rose above adversity to serve their country during one of this nation's great trials. This National Park Service site stands at the intersection of Louisiana Avenue, New Jersey Avenue and D Street, NW in Washington, D.C.

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