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Susan H. Kamei

Susan H. Kamei

Susan H. Kamei is a lecturer in history; managing director of the Spatial Sciences Institute, USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

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Japanese American soldiers in World War II fought the Axis abroad and racial prejudice at home

By: - May 31, 2021

Imagine being forced from your home by the government, being imprisoned in a detention camp under armed guards and behind barbed wire – and then being required to join the military to fight for the nation that had locked up you and your family. That’s what happened in a little-known chapter of U.S. history, in […]