Japanese American Internment Camps
Interment Camps WW2: An American Recalls Her Experience


Ruth Voorhies, born and raised in San Diego, California, describes her experience during World War II as her family was placed in a Japanese Internment Camp in Arizona. Over 110,000 people of Japanese heritage were imprisoned in internment camps on grounds of Executive Order 9066, signed by U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt, … Continue reading

Japanese American Internment Camps
Actor Pat Morita on Japanese Internment Camps


Actor Pat Morita describes his experience in various Japanese internment camps during World War II. He also discusses the euphemistic terminology he feels is used when Americans remember the camps, citing the official term, “Relocation Camps,” as an inaccurate representation of the harsh and unjust imprisonment suffered by many Japanese Americans.