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Life in the Canadian Internment and POW Camps


Internment Camp - 1942, Slocan City, B.C.

Often hastily erected Government Issue supply tents were the only shelter for the many early arrivals of women, children and elderly at the internment camps such as Slocan since the wood shacks were not ready. Winter descended in October and some of the children experienced their first snowfall from the confines of a canvas tent.

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Internment Camp - 1942, Slocan City, B.C.
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Credit: Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre Archives More »

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