WWII: U.S. Office of War Information Explains 'Japanese Relocation' (1943)

By Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg

This propaganda film produced by the U.S. government in 1943 explains the reasoning behind the relocation of Japanese Americans during World War II. It also tries to put a positive spin on the internment camps created for these displaced communities. For photographs of the internment of Japanese Americans, see Alan Taylor's World War II retrospective.

For more films from the Prelinger Archives, visit http://www.archive.org/details/prelinger.

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http://www.theatlantic.com/video/archive/2011/08/wwii-us-office-of-war-information-explains-japanese-relocation-1943/243900/