Civilian Exclusion Order No. 79

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Yamada Collection

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

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