What is japanese internment?

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Japanese-American internment was the relocation and internment by the United States government in 1942 of approximately 110,000 Japanese Americans and Japanese who lived along the Pacific coast of the United States to camps called "War Relocation Camps," in the wake of Imperial Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor.

During World War II, nearly 120000 Japanese Americans were held under lock and key in internment camps.

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