Historical Links

Click the photos on this page for more information about the historical events depicted in the novel.

BEFORE 1930:

Chinese Exclusion Act
Chinese Exclusion Act
Chinese Six Companies
Chinese Six Companies
Terminal Island
Terminal Island
Rape of Nanking
Rape of Nanking

WORLD WAR II:

Pearl Harbor
Pearl Harbor
Minter Field
Minter Field
Executive Order No. 9066
Executive Order No. 9066
The 442 Regimental Combat Team
The 442 Regimental Combat Team
The Flying Knights

“Conquer By The Clock”

WOMEN IN THE WAR:

“Ladies, It’s Your War Too”

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The Story Behind Rosie the Riveter

Women during WWII
Women during WWII
Victory Girls
Victory Girls
Click to see more images of Victory Girls propaganda

WWII & JAPANESE INTERNMENT:

Click to hear from Japanese who were interned during WWII
Click for “The Price of Prejudice” by Leonard J. Arrington: Japanese internment camps in Utah

 

Topaz War Relocation Center
Topaz War Relocation Center
Leupp Internment Camp
Tanforan Race Track

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