Letter by John L. DeWitt: "Retention of Japanese Evacuees in War Relocation Projects"
ddr-densho-67-27 (Legacy UID: denshopd-i67-00026)
Letter written John L. DeWitt, Lieutenant General, U.S. Army, to Chief of Staff, U.S. Army. Recommends separation of the "potentially dangerous" persons within the concentration camps, as well as acquisition of data about the Japanese as a race, to be used in actual and psychological warfare. Also recommends that the War Department retain persons of Japanese ancestry in the concentration camps.
Courtesy of the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians