Military Memories Blog Post: May 9 – Race and Ethnicity

May 9: Race and Ethnicity. Consider how ethnicity and race affected people during WWII. For example, during World War II in the United States, Japanese Americans were sent to internment camps and African-Americans were segregated in the armed forces. Did this affect your family? How? #militarymemories

The other side of this discussion can include military Prisoners of War that were held overseas and brought to the U.S. for internmet in German or Italian POW camps.

Russell Clarkson POW photo

Russell Clarkson POW photo

© 2014, Jennifer Holik, Generations

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