$38 million to preserve internment camps

December 6, 2006 at 10:05 pm | Posted in history | Leave a comment

The outgoing Republican congress has approved the preservation of 10 internment camps used during World War II to house people of Japanese descent after the attack on Pearl Harbor. Read more in the San Jose Mercury News.

Download Google Earth and view these files:

placemark with 113 internment locations mapped
pictures and placemarks related to the internmen of Japanese Americans during WWII

Lastly, here is an online companion to the Smithsonian exhibit about the internments: A More Perfect Union.

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