Mitsuye Endo seated at her desk in the administrative office at the Central Utah relocation camp for Japanese Americans during World War II. Endo spent two additional years in the internment camps, deprived of her freedom. Because Endo sacrificed her own liberty to keep her court case alive, the Supreme Court found itself squarely presented with a challenge to the camps in 1944.
Mitsuye Endo seated at her desk in the administrative office at the Central Utah relocation camp for Japanese Americans during World War II. Endo spent two additional years in the internment camps, deprived of her freedom. Because Endo sacrificed her own liberty to keep her court case alive, the Supreme Court found itself squarely presented with a challenge to the camps in 1944. Courtesy of National Archives ca. 1942
Mitsuye Endo seated at her desk in the administrative office at the Central Utah relocation camp for Japanese Americans during World War II. Endo spent two additional years in the internment camps, deprived of her freedom. Because Endo sacrificed her own liberty to keep her court case alive, the Supreme Court found itself squarely presented with a challenge to the camps in 1944. Courtesy of National Archives ca. 1942

Unsung WWII hero deserves the Medal of Freedom

August 25, 2016 8:30 AM

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