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Sarah Lowery History 102 Batham News Article: Re-creation of WWII Camp Takes Shape http://www.billingsgazette.net/articles/2009/01/25/news/wyoming/24-recreation.txt In Cody, Wyoming, the Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation has almost finished it recreation of the 1942 Japanese-American internment camps. The Foundation took the remains and location of the original camp that held over 11,000 Japanese- Americans from 1942 to 1945. The outcome of the new building is to become an exact replica of the original buildings, and to become a learning center for WWII. People will be able to come to the site and tour the camps. Baskets of the new center hope to re- create for visitors the gritty details of camp life, with the use of only a handful of the
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Unformatted text preview: original buildings. Construction is expected to be complete by next month, and despite it’s deserted location, should expect many visitors. Extra information from history will be important in interpreting what this article and the actual project has to say. Knowing that the United States rounded up and threw nearly 110,000 Japanese Americans into these internment camps, or “War Relocation Camps” after the Pearl Harbor attack is crucial to fully understanding the article. This information is also helpful when visiting the camp replica in order to receive the full effect of what the camps did in terms of World War Two....
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