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This photo, by Dorothea Lange was not allowed for publication at the time it was taken, the War Relocation Authority impounding the negatives in line with Office of War Information policy to prevent publication of photographs which might engender too much sympathy for the American people being rounded up and placed in internment camps during the war.
One of America’s more embarrassing and despicable moments.
As a Japanese American this makes me do a sad :c
Each one of those hash marks on his forearm represent 3 years of service.
Seaman 1st Class, Ships Cook third Class.