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"Then on December 7, 1941, while my brother and I were having late breakfast I turned on the radio and heard the flash - 'Pearl Harbor bombed by the Japanese!' We were shocked. We wondered what this would mean to us and the other people of Japanese descent in the United States.
Our fears came true with the declaration of war against Japan. Radios started blasting, newspapers flaunted scare tactics." (8-9)

"Public Proclamations Nos. 1 and 2 appeared in the newspapers. Three military areas wre designated, including practically all of the coastal states of Washington, Oregon, and California, and the inland states of Arizona, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, and Utah.
Evacuation was voluntary; people of Japanese ancestry were instructed to move out of the region on their own. Several thousand moved out of the vital coast areas but growing suspicion and general public antagonism caused unforeseen difficulties. On March 27, 1942, voluntary evacuation was...

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