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Site of one of ten American concentration camps, where more than 120,000 Japanese Americans were incarcerated during World War II from March 1942 to November 1945. Wikipedia
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- Lange visited several temporary assembly centers as they opened, eventually fixing on Manzanar, the first of the permanent internment camps, (located in eastern California some 300 miles from the coast).
- Labor strikes occurred at Poston, Tule Lake and Jerome, and in two violent incidents at Poston and Manzanar in November and December 1942, individuals suspected of colluding with the WRA were beaten by other inmates.
- During World War II, Japanese Americans in California were interned in concentration camps such as at Tule Lake and Manzanar.
- The "town" of Black Rock was built for the film in the shadow of the former Manzanar internment camp where Japanese Americans were incarcerated during the war.
- At the beginning of World War II, the Japanese farmers were rounded up by the military and relocated to internment camps at Manzanar and elsewhere.
- Kido tracks down Frank, and ritually beheads him in the former Manzanar concentration camp.
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