Saturday, April 9, 2011

A field of dreams at internment camp, by Richard Ruelas, the Arizona Republic

Ken Zenimura was crazy about baseball. Even after the government, which feared Japanese-Americans couldn't be trusted during World War II, forcibly relocated him from Fresno, Calif., to a camp in the desert 50 miles southwest of Phoenix, he had baseball on his mind. Zenimura was among 120,000 Japanese-Americans who were forced into 10 incarceration camps in the western United States and Arkansas in 1942.
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