Soldiers of conscience Japanese American military resisters in World War II by Shirley Castelnuovo

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  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Japanese American,
  • Insubordination -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Selective conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Japanese Americans -- Social conditions -- 20th century,
  • United States -- Armed Forces -- Japanese Americans -- Social conditions -- 20th century

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementShirley Castelnuovo ; foreword by Cedrick Shimo.
LC ClassificationsD769.8.A6 C28 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16637875M
ISBN 109780313353307
LC Control Number2008008792

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The two hundred conscientious military resisters felt betrayed by the government and viewed the decision to imprison Japanese Americans as an immoral acquiescence to West Coast racism. Here, for the first time, the resisters’ story is related in vivid : Shirley Castelnuovo.

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The soldiers must fight against other soldiers, and leave the civilian population out of it If you accept this kind of teaching and conclude that you might, in good conscience, be able to participate in some wars even though you believe other wars are wrong, you are a selective conscientious objector.

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