The Second World War on Canadian Soil: Japanese Canadians' Forced Relocation

Japanese Canadians taking the train to the west coast, on the way to live in Japan.

Japanese Canadians taking the train to the west coast, on the way to live in Japan, following the Second World War. About 4,000 Japanese Canadians left Canada for Japan as a result of the treatment they received at the hands of the Canadian government during the War. Some of them had never even seen Japan, having been born in Canada; yet they felt driven to leave.

Photographer unknown - Library and Archives Canada
1942
C-057250
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