Franklin Delano Roosevelt: The Bombing Of Pearl Harbor

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“Like a thunderbolt out of the blue”(Soga 1). Sofa used this quote to describe everything he was feeling. Many Japanese-Americans were punished for the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR), is one most known for the president being courageous and perhaps even one of the most astute political leaders that America witnessed. Everyone is amazed by one’s accomplishments, by one’s success, but everything someone does has a purpose. FDR was present for the Japanese-American Internment Camps as well as the Second World War. America and Japan were in great tension with each other; anyone could have suspected this happening, yet no one did anything. The Pearl Harbor attack of 1941 struck and war was declared. Since this point, things…show more content…
The entire camp was guarded by armed soldiers. The center was crowded and built hastily, something that resembled German camps. However there was never a single shred of evidence that could indicate a trace of men, women, or children that were confined in the relocation centers had aided the enemy or planned to do so. The Japanese-American Internment Camps were considered glory to the German Camps. In Germany the largest Jewish Internment Camp was the Auschwitz. In this camp was where Elie Wiesel the author of ‘Night’ was taken. They would split and scatter the men from the women and children, that would remain the last time they would get to see each other. At the Japanese-Internment Camps, they could remain together. After they were separate the families in Germany, the guards would put the men through selection. They would pick out the men who were capable of working in the camp. If they would pass selection they would be exterminated in gas chamber, and later burned in the crematoriums. The guards would torture and torment the prisoners mercilessly. Over the time they would advance to another camp, where they would have to march a long, treacherous and hellish trail. The Japanese-Internment Camps were “Disneyland” compared to German Internment Camps. For meals, they ate bread, lunch meats, stew, and rice, and drank milk, tea, or water. The male internees were allowed to prepare meals and plant gardens. A family member who was interned Mrs. Hata said she was treated well by the guards, "...They didn 't beat us or harm us. We were just incarcerated." In Germany they would never have the luxuries they had here. The Japan-Amer. Camps would have housing lacked plumbing or cooking facilities, and some of the camps were in hot, dry and dusty locations. There was little privacy: both showers and latrines were open. Poor sanitation and inadequate food and medical care were common. The camps
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