Memorial Tower at the cemetery of the Manzanar Relocation Center for deported Japanese-Americans, Inyo County, California, United States, 1943.

Caption   Memorial Tower at the cemetery of the Manzanar Relocation Center for deported Japanese-Americans, Inyo County, California, United States, 1943. ww2dbase
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Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Library of Congress
Identification Code   LC-A351-3-M-13
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Internment of Japanese-Americans and Japanese-Canadians   Main article  Photos  Maps  
Manzanar War Relocation Center   Main article  Photos  Maps  
Photos at Same Place Manzanar, California, United States
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 9 Jan 2020

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
9 Jan 2020 07:31:43 PM

Translations of the Japanese words on the monument vary from “Memorial Tower” to “Comforting Pagoda” and many variations in between. This monument was created and placed by the internees (probably stone mason Ryozo Kado) and is one of the few things still standing at the site today.

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