Civilian Exclusion Order No. 79
ddr-densho-25-45 (Legacy UID: denshopd-p25-00045)
Prior to mass removal, exclusion areas were described in civilian exclusion orders posted by Lieutenant General John DeWitt of the Western Defense Command. Civilian Exclusion Area No. 79 included a portion of South King County, Washington. Maps detailing the prohibited area were also posted.
May 15, 1942
Courtesy of the Yamada Family Collection