Boys at the barbed wire at the Manzanar Relocation Center for deported Japanese-Americans, 1944. This photo was taken by professional photographer, Toyo Miyatake, who was also an internee.

Caption   Boys at the barbed wire at the Manzanar Relocation Center for deported Japanese-Americans, 1944. This photo was taken by professional photographer, Toyo Miyatake, who was also an internee. ww2dbase
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Added Date 9 Jan 2020

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
9 Jan 2020 08:13:37 PM

The boys are Norito Takamoto, Albert Masaichi, and Hisashi Sansui. Normally, photographs of the barbed wire were not allowed. It is not clear whether this photo was bootlegged out of the camp or whether it was taken in the later days of the war when security was greatly reduced.

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