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Manzanar

By Russenberger

Manzanar

Manzanar is one of 10 camps in the United States where over 10,000 Japanese Americans were incarcerated during World War II. It is located at the foot of the Sierra Nevadas in Owens Valley, California. The name "Manzanar" is Spanish for Apple Orchard. Manzanar came in to existence due to the Japanese attacks on Pearl Harbor, many Americans felt threatened by people of Japanese descent, two-thirds of these people were natural born Americans. More information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manzanar

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