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Japanese Americans in World War II

Film

Government-made films

Challenge to Democracy.  Circa 1944 film made for the Department of the Interior: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AopcKlbRP2M

Japanese Relocation.  1943 film directed by the War Activities Committee of the Motion Picture Industry and produced by the Office of War Information, Bureau of Motion Pictures: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yVvTk9ThEG4

My Japan.  A 1945 U.S. Treasury Department film: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5CtLDJ6Cvn0

Our Enemy: The Japanese.  A 1943 U.S. Navy training film released by the Office of War Information, Bureau of Motion Pictures: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7smDzv9knlc

Cartoons

Tokio Jokio.  1943 Looney Tunes cartoon: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KVYTI1tdYoA

You're a Sap, Mr. Jap.  1941 Popye the Sailor cartoon: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8p_SABG3SPk

 

Posters and Other Images

Jappy so-o-o happy when this happens to you The little Jap is a BIG JOB!

Material Conservation "Jap Trap" Tokio Kid say-driving like sap helping for Jap thank you

Tokio Kid say-wash up early, rush out door, give Jap time, for win war Tokio Kid say boom planes saved from box of scrap make so very unhappy Jap

Keep talking, I'm all ears (racist depiction of Japanese soldier as an ape)