Journey to Topaz - Study Guide Chapter 16, Another Goodbye Summary & Analysis

Yoshiko Uchida
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In February, a United States Army recruitment team visits Topaz and tries to recruit Japanese American men to join the army. The camp has many opinions, and most young men refuse to serve in the army of the country that has imprisoned them for years. Others feel that they must enlist to demonstrate their patriotism, and others want to enlist simply to escape further confinement in Topaz. There are numerous opinions, and they are openly discussed. The recruiter tells them that they will not be allowed to serve in the Pacific Theater, and instead they will be sent to the European Theater.

Ken considers his options and discusses the possibility of enlisting with his parents. After carefully thinking about his options, Ken decides to enlist in the United States Army. He is joined by hundreds of other young men who also sign up...

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