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The United States enters World War II after Pearl Harbor attack on December 7th.
Executive Order 9066 of February 9th authorizes relocation and/or internment of anyone who might threaten the U.S. war effort.
The U.S. Army forms 442nd Regimental Combat Team, a segregated unit for Japanese Americans that serves with 100th Infantry Battalion in Europe.
The Supreme Court upholds constitutionality of evacuation based solely on national ancestry while separately ruling that loyal citizens cannot be held against their will.
World War II ends with Japan’s surrender Aug. 14. Manzanar War Relocation Center closes November 21.
Walter-McCarran Immigration and Naturalization Act allows Japanese aliens to become naturalized citizens.
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