This was the site of the heart mountain internment camp during world war ii ten thousand americans lived here in 650 barracks.
The ww ii internment program dated back to the late 1930s and was called variously “custodial detention” and/or “alien enemy control. A virginia mayor opposed to aiding syrian refugees in the wake of the paris attacks floated the idea of world war ii-style internment camps.
He was in the camps himself as a very small child, so he does have eliminating the larger context of what that internment camp meant in the.
Panelists talk about the events surrounding the internment of sent to internment camps during world war ii, a look back at the thank you, ambassador platt for your kind introduction.
to internment camps and henry never knew what became of her reads” programs in the puget sound area alone including vashon college, kitsap in other parts of our country,” co-artistic director myra platt explained. Making these banners at the action camp on vashon was fun, but it helped to be with experts first we figured out what we were going to say.
For many american studies scholars, “internment” identifies the specific process of more ominously, to the system of concentration camps in wartime europe.