Japanese Americans during World War II

Cherstin M. Lyon, Ph.D., Associate Professor of History and Coordinator of the Public and Oral History Program at Cal State San Bernardino, is set to present her book “Prisons and Patriots: Japanese American Wartime Citizenship, Civil Disobedience, and Historical Memory”  in Redlands.  The book provides a detailed account of 41 second-generation Japanese Americans, known as the Tucsonians, who were imprisoned for resisting the draft during World War II.  For full story click here.