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Synonyms for internment

confinement during wartime

the act of confining someone in a prison (or as if in a prison)

placing private property in the custody of an officer of the law

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Celeste Coarsey, Senior Relocation Coordinator for The Relocation Center said, "Relocation Center is excited to use Single Source Solution as our primary sourcing platform for temporary housing needs.
While most noncombatant evacuees are located in the areas surrounding Seoul, most evacuation nodes are located in the southern coastal regions where the 19th ESC is responsible for establishing and operating relocation centers.
Then Koji receives notification that he must report to a relocation center for Japanese Americans, even though he's only half Japanese; his mother chooses to go with him.
Under the public tech-voc high school category, the participating schools are Rizal Experimental Station & Pilot School for Cottage Industries in Pasig City, Don Alejandro Roces Science & Technology HS in Quezon City, Bukig National Agricultural & Technical School in Aparri, Angeles City National Trade School in Pampanga, Bataan School of Fisheries, Balagtas National Agricultural HS in Bulacan, San Pedro Relocation Center NHS in Laguna, Do?a Montserrat Lopez Memorial School in Silay City, Subangdaku Tech-Voc HS in Mandaue, Cebu, Merida Vocational School in Leyte, Rogongon Agricultural HS in Iligan City, Opol National School for Arts & Trades in Cagayan de Oro, Iligan City School of Fisheries and Tagum National Trade School in Davao.
The history of the Rohwer Relocation Center, an internment camp for Japanese Americans during World War II, has regional and national importance because it calls visitors to guard against the prejudice that undermines liberty and equality.
During World War II his family was interned in Arkansas and later at the Tule Lake Relocation Center in California.
If there were no war we would not be in a relocation center....
Shimokochi, 82, is one of more than 14,000 Japanese-Americans who were taken to the Heart Mountain Relocation Center in Wyoming 70 years ago.
The document "Proposed Curriculum Procedures for Japanese Relocation Centers," was completed and distributed to all camps as the recommended handbook for curriculum in the relocation center schools.
Area residents are being told by the Department of Environment and Conservation to take their survival kits with them when leaving their homes to go to the relocation center in Midvale.
In a book beginning with a poignant poem about the orphans interned in the Manzanar Relocation Center for Japanese Americans in eastern California's Owens Valley during World War II, Irwin (English, U.
Yet while some internees are fascinated by her bright performance costumes--nothing but arresting in the relocation center's drab and dusty desert location--others gawk at her curiously, disregarding her achievements as a dancer, reader, or as the children's ballet teacher in "camp." Kiku and peer Elsie, whose characters serve as mouthpieces by which Yamamoto critiques other characters, remark on her trim figure, her youthful looks, and her disinclination to marry at her so-called advanced age as they muse about their own narrow, socially and culturally directed futures as women: bound for college, for jobs, and for marriage to "two nice, clean young men, preferably handsome, preferably rich, who would cherish us forever and a day" ("The Legend of Miss Sasagawara." 1950.
Based on a true story of events during World War II in Los Angeles' "China City", Mei Ling in China City a colorful picturebook about a 12-year-old Chinese American girl who loses her best friend Yayeko Akiyama when she and her family were interned in the Manzanar War Relocation Center. The two girls communicate through letters, sharing what their respective lives are like.
He shrewdly detailed the irony that what brought the mainland Japanese American Soldiers and the Hawaiian Japanese American Soldiers together, before they went to Europe to fight alongside each other, was the visitation of a relocation center by the Hawaiians.