German Concentration Camps Vs Japanese Internment Camps Essay

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Murder, death, and destruction versus relocation. During WWII, the Japanese were relocated away from vital military locations and moved inland into Japanese Internment Camps. The European Jews, Gypsies, mentally ill, and anyone that opposed Hitler were put into Concentration and Death Camps. Some people think they are the same, but I think otherwise. The Japanese Internment Camps and German Concentration Camps were not the same thing because, their leaders views are very different, intentionally causing harm or unintentionally causing harm, and conditions in the different types of camps.

The Japanese Internment Camps and German Concentration Camps were not the same thing because, their leaders views are very different. As what was discussed in class, the Natzi’s where driven by hate, but the Americans driven by fear. Hitler hated the Jews and any other people that are different from him so he
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The Japanese internment camps are different from the Nazi concentration camps because of causing intentional harm or causing unintentional harm. The Nazi’s intentionally killed the Jews at the death camps, but the US didn 't intentionally kill any Japanese. The Nazis wanted to kill the Jews, they sent them to death camps, but the Americans just relocated the Japanese inland and all the Japanese death were from natural causes. The Nazis separated families to cause panic and pain, but the US kept the Japanese families together. Once the Jews got to the camps the men, women, and children reciprocated and did different jobs. The Americans took the whole family to a camp where they were given a dwelling. According to the George Takei and the Holocaust Documentry,the Natzi’s overworked their prisoners but thee United States did not. The Natzis intentonally over worked their prisoners until they could no longer work, but the United states only had them work to benefit their communities.The Natzis intualy caused harm but any harm conflicted by the Unites States was
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