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Letters From Camp

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19430804 - Handwritten letter, Tom Togo Okamura, first of three, 11-year-old, to AEC Director

 This letter in the Letters from Camp article is the first of three letter written by 11-year-old Tom Togo Okamura, the youngest of the seven siblings. In this letter to Edward J. Ennis, Director of the Alien Enemy Control Unit, Department of Justice, Washington, DC,  he writes about the loss of his eldest brother Hiroshi and that his brother Saburo has left Amache to join the US Army and how he wished for his father to be released to join the family. He's worried that is mother will become more ill.


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