World War II

In this May 12, 2011 photo, Aiko Herzig–Yoshinaga poses in Gardena, Calif. Herzig-Yoshinaga, who uncovered proof that thousands of Japanese-Americans incarcerated in the United States during World War II were held not for reasons of national security but because of racism, has died at age 93.Bruce Embrey, co-chair of the Manzanar Committee, told The Associated Press Wednesday, July 25, 2018, that Herzig-Yoshinaga died July 18 at her home in the Los Angeles suburb of Torrance. (Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times via AP)
July 25, 2018 - 9:37 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Aiko Herzig-Yoshinaga, who uncovered proof that thousands of Japanese-Americans incarcerated in the United States during World War II were held not for reasons of national security but because of racism, has died at age 93. Bruce Embrey, co-chair of the Manzanar Committee, told...
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FILE - This May 16, 2018, file photo shows a statue dedicated to the victims of the Katyn massacre of 1940, in Jersey City, N.J. A petition drive seeking to overturn a decision to move the statue honoring Polish World War II victims has fallen short. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
July 24, 2018 - 9:05 am
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A petition drive seeking to overturn a decision to move a statue honoring Polish World War II victims has fallen short. Jersey City city clerk Robert Byrne tells the Jersey Journal he has validated 3,833 of the 9,471 signatures submitted on July 3. Byrne says about 60...
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